Offline Sync for Mobile Services – Part 1: Resources

The Azure Mobile Services SDK offer a very useful preview feature for syncing a mobile apps backend data with a local database on the device.

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It’s Poster Time!

Time to redecorate your dev corner:

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Kickstart your Xamarin adventure with these links

Xamarin has grown to become the most powerful tool for building native apps in C# using shared code with a customized UI for each platform; iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Windows. I have only tried it out during a competence day at work, but spent my lunch break today collecting links for future research.
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I just released a Windows Phone app called “Debaser”

Me and a designer joined the origin creator of the Swedish app “Debaser” and revamped the app with new features and a nice UI.
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Using the Credential Locker

With the release of Windows Phone 8.1, the Credential Locker service is now available for Windows Phone app developers. This is great news for both first time users and those of us already using the service in our Windows 8.1 Store apps.
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Choose your Windows Phone XAML app model

The release of Windows Phone 8.1 SDK gives us, as developers, three different XAML app models to choose from for our future app development. This post will describe the difference between them and how to choose the right app model.
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Your app featured in the Windows Phone Store

This post will show how a mail notice about a scheduled promotion from the Windows Phone Store Apps Team looks like. It will also present some related app and web resources. Read more →

A MVVM Visual State solution for your Windows Phone app

Do you need to control the visual state of your view from its view model? This blog post will present a simple but useful solution.
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I just released a Windows Phone app called “T3XT K1NG”

I have with the help of two friends released a new WP app in Windows Phone Store. It is a smooth little tool for translating your texts into funny languages and ludlings you can share. Read more →

Visual Studio 2013 and Blend design-time exception debugging

This blog post describes how to debug a design-time exception by attaching a second Visual Studio instance to the XAML designer worker process. A demo solution is included to let you practice the debugging scenario. I will also point out a problem with using ‘Application.Current’ in design-time.
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