Universal Windows Dev
15th September 2013

How to: Understanding the use of Item Models in a Windows Phone app

In this episode, I go through settings up an item model for your application to which you can bind to using the MVVM pattern. This is basic and core functionality…
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Universal Windows Dev
22nd August 2013

How to: Use the Facebook Graph API in your Windows Phone 8 app

Facebook logo I've recently been playing around with Windows Azure properly in my Windows Phone applications using authentication to login to the app and access my Azure service. While that's…
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Universal Windows Dev
14th August 2013

How to: Create mobile apps using Windows Phone App Studio

Have you ever wanted to create a mobile application but don't have the development skills to do so? Want to save time and money hiring developers to publicise your business?…
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Universal Windows Dev
2nd August 2013

How to: Creating URI associations in your Windows Phone app

Windows Phone Logo I've recently been playing around with some of the features that I haven't delved into with Windows Phone 8. Most recently I have looked at URI associations…
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Universal Windows Dev
3rd July 2013

How to: Prevent scroll bouncing in Windows Phone HTML5 games

Zombies in Space for Windows Phone I have recently been working on porting my new HTML5 based Windows 8 game, Zombies in Space, to¬†Windows Phone. As HTML5 applications are relatively…
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Universal Windows Dev
19th April 2013

How to: Implementing ValueConverters in your Windows Store apps

I don't know how it has taken so long to come across value converters but yesterday while I was redesigning the user interface for The Hullfire application for Windows Phone…
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Universal Windows Dev
4th April 2013

Joining the Nokia Premium Developer Program for Lumia

Nokia Premium Cube I was quite surprised the other day when I received an e-mail from Nokia letting me know that I had access to their Nokia Premium Developer program…
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Universal Windows Dev
1st March 2013

Playing with NFC tags with Windows Phone

Ooo an NFC tag. I went to see Rob today about my final year project proposal which he seems to think is very good which I'm not that surprised as…
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Universal Windows Dev
27th February 2013

Review: Maluuba for Windows Phone 8

I hopped on by to the Windows Phone blogs over at windows.com and stumbled across a post by Michael Stroh about a new voice-activated personal assistant for Windows Phone 8. Now…
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Universal Windows Dev
6th February 2013

Telerik Virtual Accelerator for Windows 8 Contest

I recently received an e-mail from Telerik¬†after they read through my blog and looked at my portfolio suggesting that I should enter their contest. I thought that instead of keeping…
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Universal Windows Dev
27th January 2013

Why should you choose Windows Phone? Here’s why! – Review

I am an original user of the Windows Phone OS back when I got my first Windows Phone, the Samsung Omnia 7. It was all new and exciting, and was…
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