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How to capture a photo in your Windows Phone 8.1 Runtime app – Part III: capturing and saving the photo

This is the third and last post of this series. In the first two posts I showed you how to start the preview of MediaCapture and some...

0 replies - 2380 views - 11/18/14 by Marco Siccardi in Articles

Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Open Sourcing .NET Announced

The next version of Visual Studio is right around the corner, it has previously been referred to as Visual Studio 14 but has now gotten its name; Visual...

0 replies - 5605 views - 11/13/14 by Filip Ekberg in Articles

Microsoft is Set to Release Its Latest Lumia Phone This Week

On Thursday, Microsoft revealed that its latest Lumia phone will be arriving on November 11 with this image of the phone in its sleek, orange case. The subtle...

0 replies - 3230 views - 11/10/14 by Lauren Clapper in Articles

Using Owin External Login without ASP.NET Identity

ASP.NET MVC5 has excellent support for external social login providers (Google, Facebook, Twitter) integrating with the ASP.NET Identity system. But what if we...

0 replies - 4207 views - 11/09/14 by Anders Abel in Articles

Look who's talking now? My first primary hosting for This Week on Channel 9, "TWC9: Two Geeks and a Cube"

While up at the MS MVP Summit last week, I had the opportunity to be the primary host for This Week on Channel 9. With me was Gordon...

0 replies - 2729 views - 11/09/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles

Entity Framework 6 and SQL Server Compact 4.0 – “Proper” private desktop deployment

About a year after I published the blog post Entity Framework 6 & SQL Server Compact 4 (2)–Easy Private Desktop Deployment it has occurred to...

0 replies - 2544 views - 10/26/14 by Erik Ejlskov Jensen in Articles

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 - 3003 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 - 2900 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 - 4669 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 - 3389 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 - 3269 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 - 4875 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 - 3104 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 - 2224 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 - 1684 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 - 3630 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 - 4348 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 - 3811 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 - 5451 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 - 3877 views - 07/31/14 by Greg Duncan in Articles