Windows Dev News for April 22, 2012 - #0070
In This Issue:
Senthil Kumar B
Above The Fold:
"Shape Your LightSwitch OData Using WCF RIA Services"
"What happens to network calls when your WP7 app goes dormant?"
"Working with Image Paths in WinRT-Something odd here "
"Coding Signing Internal Applications and a Gotcha"
Desert Mountain Developers
Visual Studio #LightSwitch Daily
Shape Your LightSwitch OData Using WCF RIA Services
's latest LightSwitch tutorial is on using WCF RIA Services as a nice solution to grouping and totaling across Entity collections.
Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone - Article #7 - Using Custom Objects in RadAutoCompleteBox
Senthil Kumar B
has number 7 in his WP7 and Telerik tools post up... this one about getting custom objects in the RadAutoCompleteBox
New Article on JsRender Templating
's Client Insight column is ready for reading and is on JsRender... the successor to jQuery templates... read the intro then the full article
's latest post is a RegEx pattern for extracting any URL beginning with http:
What happens to network calls when your WP7 app goes dormant?
discusses a very interesting question... Networking calls and the Dormant State... and the answer isn't nice... so he created a Networking Class that recovers from Dormatn and Tombstoned
Working with Image Paths in WinRT-Something odd here
spent some time coming up with the right combination of code to get image binding to work in a WinRT app... check out what his solution was
Part 81 - Windows Phone - Dynamic Hubtile
continues discussing HubTiles with this post on creating and adding an event to a HubTile dynamically
jQuery Tip #7 - Consolidating jQuery Ajax Calls
Mysteries of XDesProc:Revealed!
discusses the changes to blend that isolates the designer and what that means to us as Metro app authors
Does Silverlight Matter to Windows Phone 8?
gives his thoughts on the future of phone development and how it relates (maybe) to Win8
LightSwitch Companion Client Examples using OData
has a LightSwitch post up giving links to a bunch of good OData and LightSwitch examples.
Coding Signing Internal Applications and a Gotcha
has a great post up on code signing internal apps including a good external link to technet for creating a cert, plus the 2-hour gotcha that you're going to hit when you do your release build
Building Windows 8 Metro Applications with C# and XAML - Slides & Demos
posted the materials from his Utah .NET User Group meeting... Metro/XAML demo apps...
Unleash the power of HTML 5 Canvas for gaming
has a very nice HTML 5 Canvas gaming post up showing how to optimize the code to get some performance out of it
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