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How to make a Windows App findable? If there’s already a Website that is known, it is easy to associate this site with the app. Users can find the app easily by opening the Website. A requirement for this is using IE in the new modern mode, and adding two meta elements to the Website.
This article shows what’s needed to associate a Windows Store app with a Website, and what’s the result.
You can find many free kids games in the Windows Store. However, more interesting games need payment. You either need to buy apps immediately, buy them after some testing, or use in-app payment to get more interesting offers.
Using family safety there are some issues with buying from the store – buying just doesn’t work with the kids account. I had some issues with this that I could all resolve, and this is explained with this article.
2013 – the first year with 4 different digits since…. since 1987!
My previous blog article was about 2012. What can we expect from 2013?
2013 was a year of several Microsoft product releases: Windows 8, Windows Server 8, Office 2013, Windows Phone 8, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012, Microsoft Surface… What can we expect from the year 2013? Let’s start with a look back to 2012.
Picture Search is a Windows Store app that uses Bing Search to search for pictures – you just need to enter a Bing id, and you’re ready to go.
Picture Search is a Windows Store sample app that is used to search pictures with Bing Search. The first part of this article series showed the implementation of a ASP.NET Web API service that itself called the Bing service. The second part of this series is about creating a Windows Runtime component that makes a request to the Web API service. The article is not only about the invocation of the service, but also the implementation of a Windows Runtime Component.
Picture Search is a Windows Store sample app that is used to search pictures with Bing or other services such as Flickr. With this blog you will find an article series that goes through all the different aspects of the application such as defining the user interface to show a grid of pictures, starting the search with the help of the search contract, sharing pictures, and organizing the pictures in the UI with the grid view control using grouping and a collection view source.
The first part of this article series shows the implementation of the server part using the ASP.NET Web API hosted within a Windows Azure Web site. The service offered here will be used from the Windows Store app later on.
Bei der BASTA! Austria 2012 gab es von mir Sessions zu HTML5 und Windows Store Apps. Links zu den Slides und Samples sind hier! HTML5 Samples und Slides Windows Store Apps Samples und Slides Enjoy! Christian CN innovation
Im Rahmen der BASTA! Austria mache ich am 21. November einen kompletten Tag Windows 8 Deep Dive. In 4 Sessions geht es durch die Entwicklung einer kompletten Windows Store App. Es startet mit dem UI, geht weiter mit Daten inkl. Zugriff auf Windows Azure, Kommunikation mit anderen Applikationen, und schließlich Notification der User.