Implementing Live Tiles Windows 8.1- Updated

Live tile in windows 8.1 is ANIMATING tile i.e after some time content of app TILE (Not inside app but on start screen tile) changes automatically. (Another OLD post of ‘implementing live tiles’ is here). Live tiles windows 8 Lets do it now! 1. Open visual studio 13 > New project …

Adding Privacy Policy Windows 8 App Sample

Hey you have developed a great app that uses internet. Right? Now see, you need to set privacy policy windows 8 app for that internet usage in your app. If you don’t do this then your app will never get through Windows App Store. Fortunately, somebody already made your work …

Adding PYF Flyout in Windows 8.1 App

Folks! Let see how we can add Punjab Youth Festival’s settings flyout in windows 8.1 app for Microsoft Hackathon 2014. Remember, its an easy breasy task. How to access settings flyout? While your app is running, press ‘Windows Key’+ C and goto settings. You will see available options.   Lets …

Webview windows 8 app

This tutorial is about webview windows 8. Lets add webview windows 8 now! 1. Open visual studio 13 > New project > Visual C# > Blank App 2. In solution explorer, open MainPage.Xaml and add some buttons (copy paste code below inside grid tag). 3. Since we added 5 button …

Toast Notification in Windows Store Apps

This topic discusses the concepts and terminology surrounding toast notifications, which are notifications that appear in the upper-right corner of your screen (upper-left corner for right-to-left (RTL) languages) to allow the app to communicate with the user whether the user is in another app, on the Start screen, or on …

Implementing Live Tiles – Old

Goto NEW Version of this post HERE Live tiles in windows 8.1 is ANIMATING tile i.e after some time content of app TILE (Not inside app but on start screen tile) changes automatically. Lets do it now! 1. Open visual studio 13 > New project > Visual C# > Blank …

What is Badge Notification? | Badge Notification in Windows 8 Store Apps

 Picture on the left side shows lock screen of windows 8.1 (Which you can see right now by pressing ‘Windows Key’ + L ) Highlighted area are badge notifications. Before implementing badge notification things you need to know are: Windows 8.1 can have only 5 badge notification icons. It has to …

Hub App for windows 8 – Hub Control

We will be developing a ‘hub app for windows 8’ in visual studio 13. Anatomy of Hub Template Hub template is new in Windows 8.1 app store.  The hub include groups of various kinds of content. You can use a hero image or content section for the first group which …

Build once deploy everywhere – Portable Class Library – PCL

We will be getting data from a website and then showing it in our apps (Windows, Android or iOs etc).  It can be done using ‘service’. Question: How you can write a SERVICE that runs across Windows, Windows Phone, Android and iOs? Answer: You can do this using ‘Portable Class Library’ …

Microsoft Hackathon Posters

Posters of Microsoft Hackathon 2014 at Punjab Youth Festival Kindly use hash tag: #PYFHack