Category: win8dev

all my win8dev posts

Dev Story Series (Part 1 of many): Creating a data class for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone app

As I promised earlier on my application for the Intel App Innovation Contest on codeproject.com, I will do a series of blog posts for my application MSicc´s Blog for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. This is the first article in my new Dev Story Series, where I describe the development process of the app. I […]


Smart little helper to clean HTML based strings for [WPDEV] and [WIN8DEV]

I thought I would share this small little class I created to clean out HTML based strings into readable strings. The class is both usable for your Windows Phone app as well as your Windows 8 app. If you use cloud based or internet data, often strings contain “–” or “–” instead of their intended […]


Editorial – the relationship between developers and users

I did not plan this post, but as I received an email yesterday from another developer, this changed. This post will be an Editorial about the relationship between developers and users. Users and developers do have a problem. Users have expectations for our apps. We developers have to fulfill these expectations. Here is an image […]


Bing Maps SDK on Windows 8 (W8CP)

With the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, it was only a matter of time that Microsoft releases some new SDKs to us developers. We are starting with the Bing Maps SDK. Bing Maps SDK for Windows 8 Metro style apps Microsoft´s Bing Maps team released a new SDK for Windows 8. You can […]