Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova in Visual Studio 2015 RC

Microsoft has announced that with Visual Studio 2015 – Apache Cordova tools will be integrated within the main install bundle. Using Apache Cordova Tools for Visual Studio you will be able to develop cross-platform mobile applications using single codebase for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. With support for native device capabilities (e.g. camera, accelerometer, contact), …

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Visual Studio 2013 – Update 2 is available

Microsoft has released the latest update for Visual Studio 2013 with major improvements including support for developing Universal apps for Windows 8.x, Win Phone, and XBOX. Here are the list of improvements included as part of the release(lending from Visual Studio team blog): Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 has many new capabilities as well as …

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WP8Dev– How to identify the sensors supported on your Windows Phone

This post will give you an  overview on how to identify the sensors supported on your Windows Phone. As a developer when you are developing for Windows Phone – and your application would need to interact with certain sensors in windows phone to achieve a certain functionality, you would need to verify whether the sensors …

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Sending Mobile Push notification using C#/.NET (iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Blackberry)

This is an update blog to my earlier blog about Sending Apple iOS Push notifications using C#. With that blog – I  introduced you to  how to send push notification using Open Source library APNSharp, by the developer John Redth.  Redth announced that library is already deprecated. Redth came up with  with another open source …

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Windows Phone SDK 8.0 Update for Windows Phone 8.0.10322–Released

Microsoft has released a new Windows Phone SDK 8.0 Update. This update for Windows Phone 8.0.10322 adds four new emulator images to an existing installation of Windows Phone SDK 8.0. This update requires Visual Studio 2012 Update 2. Using this update, you can test how your apps will run on devices that have build 8.0.10322 …

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Windows Phone 8.0 GDR2–Update–What you can expect

Microsoft has updated the windows phone 8 update history page leaving details of features or enhancements included in upcoming update for Windows Phone 8 Platform.  As per Microsoft the version number of this update build would be 8.0.10327.77 or 8.0.10328.78 (version number is specific to certain phone model) One interesting feature included among is ‘FM …

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