Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 (2013.5) RC–Released

Microsoft has released an release candidate version for VS2013 Update 5 (short: 2013.5). This update is the latest in a cumulative series of technology improvements and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2013. What’s new in Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 Current iteration query token Team Project Rename support for Local Workspaces : –  [ability to …

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Windows Phone Screen Sharing/Mirroring to PC

Being mobile developer and strong follower of Mobile related technologies, always admire to  demonstrate my work to my friends and colleagues.  All this time I was fancy about iOS Mirroring provided through apps Reflector and Air Server.   With help of these tools we used to mirror our iPad/iPhone to be mirrored to a Windows/Mac and …

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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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Installing Windows 8 Client Hyper-V inside VMware Workstation/Fusion/ESX

Typically I used to try latest version of Windows on VMWare Player, Workstation or VirtualBox. Recently I was trying to set up a Windows Phone 8.0 development environment inside a VMWare virtual machine. I tried to enable Hyper-V platform components in my Windows 8.1 Preview Virtual machine. It shows an error. Hyper-V cannot be installed: …

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