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Windows Phone Series – Jump Lists

One of the best things about the windows phone is that way you can navigate large lists of data.  Jumplist provides an easy and fast way to navigate large data, just like we do in the contacts hub or the apps collection. It would be great to have this…

Windows Phone Series – MVVM and ApplicationBar

ApplicationBar on a windows phone, is to provide users of your app with quick access to the most commonly used tasks. For a mail app this would be refresh/new mail, for a photo app it might be like/unlike button, settings etc are common buttons that appear in…

Windows Phone Series – Preloading Content

Mostly phone apps, connect to a service for the data and wrap them up to a cool UI for user consumption. But at times we would have apps that comes with a lot of preloaded content, with offline capability using sqlite .  Offline scenarios might either start…

MVVM – Does it really matter?

MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel), is a popular architectural pattern since WPF/Silverlight. Separation of concerns(UI/code), testability etc are some of the key things that motivates one to go via the MVVM route. There are innumerous articles out there, just like…

Windows Phone Series – Incremental Loading

Some time back we had a look on doing Incremental Loading with a Windows 8 store app . This same scenario is something that one would come across quite frequently while developing a Windows Phone application too. We have a couple of options in dealing with…

Finally!!!!!!

It’s been a long time since i have posted here,and indeed a lot did happen during this time,things that were really exciting too.Lots of things also coincides with my mobile journey too. Events in chronological order :) Microsoft decides to  give a WP7 phone…

The wait is not over!!!!!

WP7 phones are yet to hit the indian market.Hopefully sometime in the next quarter I guess.Testing an app on the simulator is less than half way done.So waiting for the phone to release. Meantime got into a little bit of Expression blend,which would be an…

WP7 Application Model

Mobile phones should be always responsive,highly responsive infact.If it's not responding within 10 to 15 seconds,the users hits the switch off button or removes the battery to reset the phone....I have done this many a times. The WP7 application model allows…