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Sunday, November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dont forget to set the icon for the live tiles in the application manifest.  I failed submission for using the default icon in live tiles because I was setting it in code but did not do it in the manifest.

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Saturday, July 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

I installed the Windows 8.1 on my microsoft surface the other day.  I was trying out the outlook app and noticed I could not send any emails from my hotmail account.   I had to add my Office 365 account as an email account in outlook for it allow me to send any emails from the hotmail acco... [More]

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Sunday, June 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Introduction How to use SQLite with a Windows Phone 8 application Building the Sample To build this sample you will need Visual Studio 2012 on a computer running Windows 8 professional x64.  The computer will also need to have a microsoprocessor that support SLAT (Second Layer Address L... [More]

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Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lex.DB is an object database that can be used in Windows Store and Windows Phone apps.   This is a fast free alternative to SQLite.   To learn more about Lex.DB see Lex's blog   http://lexblog.azurewebsites.net/     In my case I wanted to include a database that alrea... [More]

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Sunday, May 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

   http://www.packtpub.com/visual-studio-11-and-dotnet-4-5-expert-development-cookbook/book One of the books I was technical reviewer for was recently released. I highly recommend you pick up a copy of Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook    Chapter 1: ... [More]