Projects
10th January 2016

Playing with scrolling parallax effects on UI elements in Windows 10 UWP apps

I mentioned recently in my 'Daily Life of a Developer' series that I've been working on some old project ideas that have been stuck on my backlog of things to…
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Add file to view
How To
3rd January 2016

Implementing file drag & drop in your Windows 10 UWP application

Drag & drop is a common feature in the Windows OS, mainly when you're moving a file from one place to another. Did you know that you can drag files…
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Creating unique, responsive experiences for Windows 10
Session
25th October 2015

Session – Creating unique, responsive experiences with Windows 10

The new universal Windows app platform brings with it some much deserved UI overhauls which allow developers to create one app that works with any device running Windows 10 ranging…
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Windows Phone 8.1 Transitions
How To
7th January 2015

How to: Utilize page transition animations in universal Windows Phone apps

Windows Phone 8 developers will be familiar with having to either make their own page transitions or using third-party kits like WPToolkit or Telerik's RadControls to offer transition effects when…
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Windows Apps On All Devices
How To
4th January 2015

How to use behaviors to bind to events on non-MVVM friendly controls

In this short tutorial on using the Behaviors SDK in your Windows Phone 8.1 application, I'm going to show you how you can quickly bring your app up to scratch…
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Kinect for Windows v2
Projects
19th October 2014

Enabling custom WPF controls with Kinect for Windows v2

Kinect for Windows V2 is a powerful piece of kit that can allow developers to integrate with both new and existing projects providing a new, natural way of interacting with…
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Review
2nd December 2013

Learn to develop Windows Phone games with this easy to follow book!

Windows Phone 8 Game Development - Marcin Jamro I'm usually not one for developing games for mobile platforms as I prefer to develop applications. However, this semester I took a…
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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
6th April 2012

How to: Adding adverts to your Windows Phone apps

I'm just posting this for all those out there who are actually after making money with your Windows Phone apps. Unless your app is super awesome, you probably won't make…
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