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Category Archives: Windows Phone 8

How to use Windows 8 font icons in XAML

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As of July, 2104, this works for Windows 8 (and greater) and Windows Phone 8 (and greater). All the icons are listed

Calculating Distance From 2 GeoCoordinates in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here.

Reverse Geocoding in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here.

Finding and Mapping a Route in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here. One

Using Offline Maps in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here. I love

Missing OpenStreamForWriteAsync on my StorageFile

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I have a sample that I use when serializing data in order to save it to a StorageFile in Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. It

Weekly Links 12-18-2012

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Design and Usability See What I Mean: How to Use Comics to Communicate Ideas – Written by Kevin Cheng, one of the

Windows 8 Style CheckBox/RadioButton in Windows Phone

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I love the “checked” style in Windows 8. Clean, slick, I just like the style. So I implemented it in Windows

Windows Phone StringFormat Binding And Blend

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This is a simple, straight-forward walk-through for doing StringFormat binding in Blend. It is meant to go along with my

Debugging an HTML5 Windows Phone App

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Now that we’ve looked at some basics for writing HTML/JS apps in Windows Phone and we’ve looked at an example of