Back in the days of Windows Phone 7, Chris Koenig (@chriskoenig) wrote a nice little starter kit for building a WordPress app that ran on Windows Phone 7. It used a custom plug-in for WordPress that created a couple of feeds on the blog to be consumed by the app. […]
In this first episode of Coding in 60 Seconds we take a look at using roaming data in Universal apps. For a more detailed explanation of roaming data make sure to check out the links below: Roaming Data Between Windows Store Apps and Windows Phone Store Apps Guidelines for roaming […]
I just released both the XMLRPC.universal and WordPressAPI packages on Nuget. The WordPressAPI has also been changed to use the Nuget version of XMLRPC instead of needing a local copy of the project. Both of these projects should now be stable enough to use, although the WordPress client still only […]
Climbing back out of the rabbit hole I got myself into (see http://tonyc.me/1wjOD5Y), I’ve finished with my first iteration of the WordPress library for universal apps. This still has some cleaning up to do and you will need to download the xmlrpc.universal project from http://github.com/TonyChampion/xmlrpc.universal in order for it to […]
It can be amazing how deep a rabbit hole can go. I recently decided to update an existing WordPress project (more on that to come soon) from a Windows Phone Silverlight solution to an universal app. In doing so, I thought I would snag an API that would make my […]
The December issue of MSDN magazine has my latest article on using roaming data in Universal apps. The article takes a look using the shared API to allow you to not only roam data between different instances of the same app, but across platforms between Windows Phone and Windows. The […]
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege to present at Denver Dev Day 2014. It was my first trip to Denver since I was a kid and the weather and the city were absolutely beautiful. Even got to experience Zombie night in downtown and lived to talk about […]
The binding engine in the various XAML stacks has to be one of my favorite features of XAML. Its clean, fast, and provides a great deal of flexibility to the developer. While examining a problem I came up against on a recent project, I realized I needed a controlling class […]

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