Applications are using Isolated Storage for a multitude of reasons, including temporary storage (cached content) and permanent storage (reusable content and databases). Sometimes, it is hard to figure out what's where, especially when the developer operates...
A few days ago, I published one article on "Application Library Caching in Silverlight 4".
In that article, we discussed the Library Caching concept in detail
with a small demo. We discussed various parts of the AppManifest to
app look like it belongs into an Android phone
Many companies are converting their iOS apps to
Android nowadays. However, simple one-to-one conversion of the UI might
cause problems to the potential users.
Another approach for passing parameters and values between two
Windows Phone 7 pages is in using a current context of application (i.e
App.xaml.cs file). As it is for Page
Instance approach and for QueryString
approach this one also has several advantages...
You probably always wanted to use your Windows Phone device as a USB storage device but never could. Well, this is solvable. There were a couple of hacks floating around, but I was curious to see if I can do it by myself. Well, I found a way to do it without...
Finding out the battery level using
the Android SDK is not quite an easy task because this functionality is
not documented, which means it can change at any point in time.
Well, after reading a little more about the ACTION_BATTERY_CHANGED
Intent and about...
I already talked about DECFG files a while ago - these were inherited from previous portable Windows platforms, when fragmentation was an issue and developers needed to configure different emulator instances to run different configurations. Something similar...
There were a bunch of reviews floating around that covered the various new features coming with the Mango. All that is exciting, but there is also the Mango "backyard" - the SDK, that also went through quite a few major changes. Since the initial...
Mutual Mobile inc. has
released an updated version of their Android design guidelines document.
This excellent and compact (44 pages) document can be valuable for
anyone writing or designing software for Android.
I have always been interested in learning which features of my application users are using as well as if
they are using it. I have done this with other applications by using
my own “home-grown” version of web services, etc. Since I have been
Amazon is taking a bit of flak at the moment over the way its
Android Appstore operates.
The catalyst for this was a
blog posting by Australian app developer Shifty Jelly revealing
that, contrary to popular belief (belief informed by Amazon’s own...
Rant alert! You have been warned!
Managing platform & SDK version names and numbers can be hard. When
you want a simplified, public name for these that can be used in
marketing and promotion things can easily get confusing.
Let's consider Windows...
According to Appcelerator's latest developer survey, Google+ will have more impact on mobile growth than any other recent technology announcement, including Apple's iCloud. Throughout the report, it's clear that Google+ has caught the imagination of software...