In this short tutorial I will show how to play sounds in Windows
Phone 7 Silverlight applications. You will be surprised that for playing
sounds in Silverlight application you will need to add a XNA Framework
reference to your project.
What if we wanted to run HTML5 applications as native ones on smartphones (and other mobile devices)? The web is evolving fast, but it's not easy to deploy an application of several megabytes through a browser whose cache may or may not work correctly. The...
In this tutorial I will create a simple Media Player application for
playing various videos (e.g in .wmv format). I am going to use
MediaElement control as a media container for a player. I will also
create few buttons to control the video media flow...
So this might seem simple enough but I was asked a couple times recently
so I thought I would put a post out there on topic, ok so its more of a
half tweet half blog post as its pretty simple but here is how to
create a 'border' in silverlight without some...
Behaviors are a cool way of adding functionality to XAML design elements
in Expression Blend. The idea is that some rich functionality that
would be hard for a designer to do can be wrapped in a way that can then
be used as a drag-and-drop feature to add...
Ice Cream Sandwich is now out and Android's latest version is open source again. The Nexus Galaxy was already released in some parts of the world and is getting flattering reviews.
In all the reviews the biggest point has been the operating system...
on Windows Phone is great, but not always easy. So, here was my
situation. I had the string “Denver, Colorado”. I needed to show it on a
map. To show anything on a map I just add a Pushpin. The problem is, a
Pushpin requires latitude and...
In this post I will show how to separate trial license functionality
from full license functionality in Windows Phone 7 applications.
Application submitted to a marketplace could be provided with a trial
version, so any user can try it before buying.
Some media, of course, the developer doesn't need to worry about -- you don't need to track (AM)OLED technology, for example, in order to develop for mobile.But at some level media do matter, and for these the developer has often been forced to make some...
Debugging mobile web applications was always a painful process. In this post I’m presenting the free tool iWebInspector I’ve
& profiling- in Safari for iPhone and iPad and in...
There's a very simple tutorial for building basic apps using a background agent to update the pinned tile and pop up toast. The tutorial, by Dina Berry, allows the application will talk to the agent through an isolated storage file that is protected by a...