It’s been quite a busy run up to the Christmas holiday with my girlfriends birthday, buying Christmas presents, and working at Seed. People must wonder how I have time to get my own development done. Well it’s quite simple. I implement little features in my own time and eventually I end up with a working project.
As you can see from the picture above, I am nearly there to completing the Windows 8 version of The Hullfire application. Hopefully it will pass store certification and be available soon. Like the Windows Phone 8 application, I will be releasing this in a basic form as mainly a reader. I will then add features into it. After working at Seed, you realise how useful working in a semi-agile way is.
I have also submitted a Windows Phone 7 / 7.5 version of The Hullfire app to the marketplace for all you non-upgraders out there.
A quick question to any Windows 8 developers out there, is there an easier way to check if a file exists within the apps local storage than this:
private async Task<bool> LocalDataExists(string filePath)
var folder = ApplicationData.Current.LocalFolder;
var file = await folder.GetFileAsync(filePath);
catch (FileNotFoundException ex)