WinRT, C# & XAML

[TechDays 2014] Windows Runtime 8.1 new APIs : video and sources

Earlier this February, I had the chance to be a speaker during the TechDays 2014 event which took place in France. I co-hosted a session on Windows Runtime 8.1 new APIs with Microsoft France technical evangelists Eric Vernié and Sébastien Pertus. For 45mn, we talked about geofencing, the new HttpClient API, content indexer, projection API, […]

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My book on Windows 8.1 development using XAML and C# is available !

You probably noticed that I wasn’t as productive as I used to be during the past few months. I was working on a very time-consuming project. I am pleased to announce that I just released my first book on Windows 8.1 application development using XAML and C#. The book is published by Editions ENI, the […]

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Developing a Windows 8.1 application (4/8): Windowing

This article is the fourth in a series of eight about Windows 8.1 applications development using XAML & C#. This series is intended for Windows Store Apps developers who want to discover Windows 8.1 new features and APIs. You need to have an understanding of Windows 8 development before reading these articles. Windows 8.1 Pro and Visual Studio 2013 […]

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Developing a Windows 8.1 application (3/8): AppBar, Theme and navigation

This article is the third in a series of eight about Windows 8.1 applications development using XAML & C#. This series is intended for Windows Store Apps developers who want to discover Windows 8.1 new features and APIs. You need to have an understanding of Windows 8 development before reading these articles. Windows 8.1 Pro and Visual Studio 2013 […]

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Developing a Windows 8.1 application (2/8): new controls

This article is the second in a series of eight about Windows 8.1 applications development using XAML & C#. This series is intended for Windows Store Apps developers who want to discover Windows 8.1 new features and APIs. You need to have an understanding of Windows 8 development before reading these articles. Windows 8.1 Pro and Visual Studio 2013 […]

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Developing a Windows 8.1 application (1/8): introduction

This article is the first in a series of eight about Windows 8.1 applications development using XAML & C#. This series is intended for Windows Store Apps developers who want to discover Windows 8.1 new features and APIs. You need to have an understanding of Windows 8 development before reading these articles. Windows 8.1 Pro and Visual Studio 2013 […]

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How to integrate Facebook into your Windows Store apps

Integrating Facebook in an application has not always been easy. Facebook Developers Team do a great job with their APIs. Facebook APIs are great, but they are also quite complex and it can be painful to understand every API to build an application. In this article, I will show you how easy it is to integrate Facebook […]

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[WinRT] Dependency property + binding d’un type nullable = fail

Pour les besoins d’un projet, je devais créer un contrôle « Rating » permettant de noter un élément. La note associée à l’élément en question peut être comprise entre 1 et 5, ou ne pas exister. J’ai donc créé un UserControl avec une Dependency Property de type Nullable<i>.   public sealed partial class RatingControl : UserControl { […]

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[Programmez] Développer une application Windows 8 avec MVVM

Dans le n°161 de Programmez (mars 2013), j’ai publié un article intitulé « Développer une application Windows avec MVVM ». Cet article présente les notions fondamentales du pattern MVVM, ainsi que les spécificités s’appliquant aux applications Windows Store. L’article étant obligatoirement limité en nombre de pages, je n’ai pas pu couvrir toutes les notions de MVVM. Comme […]

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Avant de soumettre votre application sur le Windows Store, pensez à …

Pour être publiée sur le Windows Store, une application Windows 8 doit répondre à certains critères. Ces critères sont évalués par les testeurs, lors de la soumission de votre application, afin de certifier ou refuser cette dernière. S’il n’existe pas de solution miracle pour voir son application certifiée rapidement, il y a toutefois certains points […]

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