Ken Tucker Blog

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently started a Windows Live group called Florida Xamarin Devs.   If you would like to join the email list please request on the contact page.  Before doing so please make sure your email is accepting group invites.  The instructions are below.     Goto to this web p... [More]

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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]