Tag Archive: how-to-guides

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How to Fix Autorotation on a Tablet with Windows 10?

One of my biggest gripes with Windows 10, when I’m using my Microsoft Surface Pro, is its tendency to change screen orientation with just the smallest shift in how I…

November 21, 2021
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20 of the Best Free Resources for App Developers

Getting started with iOS app development? Here are our picks for the 20 best free tools for app developers. These resources can teach you the basics of iOS app development…

October 4, 2020
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How to Overcome Windows Phone 8 XAML Compilation Errors

I’ve been working on converting our Windows Phone 7 app to use the Windows Phone 8 SDK for the past 1.5 months, and it’s been quite the struggle. No matter…

December 23, 2012
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How to debug Windows Phone 8 apps on a phone

Well we’re back with a quick tip for all you Appsters out there looking to sink your claws into the brave new world of Windows Phone 8 app development. If…

December 23, 2012
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How to Upgrade a Windows Phone 7 app to Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 is here! I know, the sounds of children singing and dancing in the streets is being heard across the world. Windows Phone 8 looks very much like…

November 9, 2012
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How to Debug Windows Store Apps on a Surface Tablet?

Today, I got my Microsoft Surface tablet. I rejoiced with a fist pump to the air, cracked my knuckles and said to myself “let’s build some apps!” I went to…

October 27, 2012
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Android to WCF: Streaming Multi Part Binary Images

I know I have been getting little twitches of wood just thinking about how awesome this post is going to be. But first: What the hell is multi-part messaging? (or…

May 30, 2011
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Lessons learned: Getting Android to connect to a WCF service

The initial concept of my mobile application was built on a Windows Phone 7 front end, tied nicely together with a WCF SOAP service on the back. I used “Add…

April 19, 2011
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Sex, Lies and Renamed Activities

…when you get an ActivityNotFoundException and you are certain that you updated your AndroidManifest.xml file I think the hardest aspect of learning a new framework is running into these stupid…

April 1, 2011
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What things do you expect to take 90 seconds to complete?

These are some things in the normal course of my life that I have come to expect and embrace to take at most 90 seconds: Achieving orgasm with a female…

March 29, 2011
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From Windows Phone 7 / Silverlight to Android: The basics

Let me share with you some things I have learned during my first few days in the world that is Android. In particular, in this post I want to talk…

March 27, 2011