Tag: Windows Phone

What is Property Value Inheritance – XAML ?

When you created a new Windows Phone App , you would have noticed the following in the MainPage.XAML’s PhoneApplicationPage  element . FontFamily="{StaticResource PhoneFontFamilyNormal}" FontSize="{StaticResource PhoneFontSizeNormal}" Foreground="{StaticResource PhoneForegroundBrush}" The above sample code is an example of the …

Json.NET 4.5 Release 9 Released

The new version of the Json.NET (v4.5 Release 9) is out and includes some bug fixes and new feature like JsonValueConverter. What is Json.NET? Json.NET is one of the popular and open source high performance …

Microsoft’s I unlock Joy is back

After the success of the first edition of “I unlock Joy” campaign last year, Microsoft has again announced the launch of the 2nd Phase or edition of the “I unlock Joy” campaign. Last year I …

Project Hawaii SDK for Windows Phone

Project Hawaii is a Microsoft Research Project by Gleb Krivosheev, Philip Fawcett, Ronnie Chaiken, Arjmand Samuel, Jitu Padhye, Alec Wolman, Victor Bahl, Casper Liu, Jun He, Li Zhao, Hua Li, Xin Peng. The Project Hawaii …

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 announced

Yesterday, Microsoft had officially announced Windows Phone 8 that has some interesting set of features. It was also announced that the existing Windows Phone devices running Windows Phone 7.X will not receive the Windows Phone …