Windows Phone

Microsoft has released the Visual Studio 2012.4 RC3 Update for Visual studio 2012.  This update includes lots of bug fixes and improvements. Here are some informative links for you: Download – Visual Studio 2012.4 RC3 Update Visual Studio 2012.4 RC3 Update – KB Article

Windows 8.1 RTM and Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM are available for MSDN/TechNet subscribers

Today, Microsoft has released the Windows 8 RTM and Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM bits for MSDN/TechNet Subscribers. As rumoured earlier final build version is  6.3.9600.16384. If you are an MSDN/TechNet Subscriber you can download the latest build from: MSDN: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/subscriptions/securedownloads/hh442898  TechNet: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/securedownloads/hh442904.aspx Related blogs for reference: Download Windows 8.1 RTM, Visual Studio 2013 RC
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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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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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