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Making the Application Bar display on of top of the UI in Windows Phone 8.1 Store Apps

In Windows Phone 7, 8 and 8.1 Silverlight apps this is very easy: you just set the Opacity of the Application bar to any value less than 1 as...

0 replies - 587 views - 10/25/14 by Joost Van Schaik in Articles

How to create a folder in Windows Phone 8.1 Pictures Library (and save/read files into/from it)

Some of you might have noticed that UniShare has its own folder in your devices picture library. Also some other apps like WhatsApp or Tweetium have...

0 replies - 647 views - 10/25/14 by Marco Siccardi in Articles

Microsoft Aims to Take Over IoT with Windows 10

Everybody's trying to get in on the big-money future of IoT, and now "everybody" includes Microsoft with Windows 10. Larry Dignan at ZDNet put together a look...

1 replies - 4257 views - 10/09/14 by Alec Noller in Articles

Microsoft MVP Award Unboxing

Sorry guys, I hate to do this to you, but since this is the first time I've gotten this award, I just have to share the unboxing...Yeah, yeah, I know those of...

0 replies - 3102 views - 10/06/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

Custom ActionResult in ASP.NET vNext

Introduction:ActionResult in ASP.NET vNext has been improved because it can be now asynchronous. Means action result now...

0 replies - 2941 views - 10/06/14 by Imran Baloch in Articles

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 (Correct, No Windows 9)

[This article was written by Kiril Stanoev.]I guess the announcement of Windows 10 came as a surprise because there’s an exponential growth of theories on...

0 replies - 4709 views - 10/03/14 by Doug Winfield in Articles

Windows 10 Technical Preview

IntroductionWell, it’s been a week of big announcements.  Hot on the heels of finding out the next version of Windows will beWindows 10, Microsoft has...

0 replies - 2828 views - 10/01/14 by Rob Sanders in Articles

Prevent accidentally exit of your Windows Phone SL app (with Telerik RadMessageBox or Toolkit CustomMessageBox)

After finally being able to use my dev center account again after three long weeks, I am back into UniSharedevelopment. One of the most requested fixes...

0 replies - 1995 views - 09/30/14 by Marco Siccardi in Articles

Kentor.AuthServices 0.7.2 SAML2 for ASP.NET Released

Last week we released version 0.7.2 of the Kentor.AuthServices SAML2 Service Provider for ASP.NET. With this release and the 0.6.0 the week before (that I...

0 replies - 1425 views - 09/30/14 by Anders Abel in Articles

SQLite Toolbox 4.0 – Visual Guide of Features

After more than 300.000 downloads, version 4.0 of my SQL Server Compact & SQLite Toolbox extension for Visual Studio  “14”, 2013, 2012...

0 replies - 3368 views - 08/26/14 by Erik Ejlskov Jensen in Articles

ASP.NET MVC 6: Reading Form Values

With new HttpContext in ASP.NET MVC 6 we will also get new request class. One markable change is how form variables are read from request. As there...

0 replies - 4144 views - 08/18/14 by Gunnar Peipman in Articles

Visual Studio Item, Project Templates? SideWaffle!

You all already follow my Microsoft Channel 9 posts, right? Like this morning's Coding4Fun Blog post, No waffling here... SideWaffle and a...

0 replies - 3562 views - 08/11/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

Office 365 Development Patterns & Practices Released

The Office 365 Development Patterns & Practices team have shipped the new open source repository today to GitHub.com/OfficeDev. The whole idea of...

0 replies - 5287 views - 08/01/14 by Sundararajan Na... in Articles

Using the OpenXML SDK Productivity Tool to "decompile" Office Documents

Ode To Code - Easily Generate Microsoft Office Files From C#"...These days, Office files are no longer in a proprietary binary format, and are we can...

0 replies - 3498 views - 07/31/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

Did You Know You Could Update/Contribute to Some (OpenXML) MSDN Docs via a GitHub repo?

When writing my last post,Using the OpenXML SDK Productivity Tool to "decompile" Office documents (Turn *X files into the C# OpenXML SDK code that would...

0 replies - 2838 views - 07/31/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

ASP.NET MVC 6: New HttpContext

ASP.NET MVC 6 is mostly about rework of framework internals and it comes with changes that affect also our applications. One important improvement is new...

0 replies - 3202 views - 07/26/14 by Gunnar Peipman in Articles

How to Enable .Net Framework 3.5 on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Recently, I had to put on my System Administrator cap for couple of hours. I was to set up two Dell PowerEdge 1720 server computers for use as Test Servers....

1 replies - 2592 views - 07/20/14 by Ayobami Adewole in Articles

ValidateAntiForgeryTokenAttribute and Ajax Requests

Introduction:Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF or XSRF) is still in the top ten list of The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)....

0 replies - 2739 views - 07/20/14 by Imran Baloch in Articles

Multiline Regex Search and Replace in Visual Studio

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/699CE302-B0D4-4083-BE0E-1682E873CEBFCan't recommend this tool enough. Has taken what would be a massive task down...

0 replies - 2749 views - 07/14/14 by Merrick Chaffer in Articles

Improvements to the F# Web Templates

There has been quite a bit of activity with various F# web templates over the last few months. This post will cover several of these activities.ServiceStack...

0 replies - 2293 views - 07/14/14 by Daniel Mohl in Articles