Questions tagged [windows-phone]

Windows Phone is Microsoft's mobile operating system and software development platform.

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Binding an ObservableCollection<BitmapImage> to a FlipView Properly

I am currently working on a Universal Windows Platform App. It involves using a flipView to display a certain number of pictures in the user's picture library e.g ...
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Using list of tasks to obtain and cache data

I develop Windows Phone App with Prism framework (MVVM). I use data caching. To get data I use proxy service. Proxy service creates two ...
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Using enum descriptions to string/text binding

In my WP8 application I need to show a couple of radio buttons to let the user select a value out of an enum. I don't want to hardcode either the value or the text (...
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XAML Markup Improvements

I have a Windows Store and Windows Phone app, and in this app I have many pages like this: ...
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Asynchronous API calls with delegates and event handlers

I'm making a WindowsPhone 8 app in C#. With this an API so I can convert JSON data into useful objects. I've found a method but am wondering if it is any good at all. The problem is it's been a while ...
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Select item of IEnumerable<T> in UI (MVVM)

Please, help improve following code. I have list of users, item of the list has buttons remove (remove user from list) and profile (navigate to user profile). I use ...
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Checking for new software updates to the client

I have written a very simple web service with MVC and WebApi. Now I'm working on the client code which will be a WPF application (and soon Windows 8 Store/Phone app). What I have done works, but I'm ...
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ThreadSafe IsoStorageManager

This is a continuation of the last thread. I wanted to add a thread-safety and I was considering AwaitableCriticalSection and Task+Mutex. I ended up with mutex; it can be a bit slower but it would ...
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IsoStorageManager

A manager for a speedy async saving objects to isolated storage, using serialization from Newtonsoft.Json. A project to play with is here. ...
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DataService data storage

I have a DataService, which should talk to the server and store vars (for complicated calls, for example). Last time, I ended up with this approach (for the ...
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Non locking UI code in WP8

I've recently started to delve into the world of windows phone 8 dev, and as a learning experience I've decided to make a stopwatch application. Now, given I've been a web guy most of my career, I've ...
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Using keywords async/await in database queries (Windows Phone 8)

I have a local database in Windows Phone 8 app. The app includes a lot of queries to the database and I don't want bad effect on the responsiveness of UI. For ...
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IsoSettingsManager

Just a wrapper around IsolatedStorageSettings. The only thing i'm not sure about is isoSettings.Save(); Should i call it there? Looking like it works without it, setting [] is enough. ...
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Simplest WP7 logger

Just ended up with this approach for wp7 (no tag yet), in case someone would find it useful. Also, improvement considerations are welcome. It works with ...