Category Archives: CodeProject

Can’t deploy to Windows 10 Mobile 10581? Read this

I’ve been doing Windows 10 UWP development since July. During that time I’ve upgraded from the latest slow-ring builds of Windows 10 all the way up to 10565 on my work desktop. Also during this time, I’ve updated our test bench devices with the latest Windows 10 Mobile fast-ring builds so we weren’t surprised at… Read More »

Static Grid, Dynamic Content – Part 2: The Stragglers

In my previous post I talked about how to get a dynamic set of content chunked up in to batches that could then be displayed in a static grid, stacked within an items control. This works great if your dataset is evenly divisible by the number of items in your grid, but what if it’s… Read More »

Static Grid, Dynamic Content

On a recent project, we wanted to lay out some dynamic content in a very specific way, and have that repeat a la the USA Today app for Windows 10. The main challenge facing us when doing this is that Grid isn’t an ‘ItemsControl’ and therefore can’t be bound to a collection of data. So… Read More »

On Windows Store "crap apps"

Yes, Dear Reader, this actually happened. Now, I as much as the next dev will not beat around the bush when it comes to acknowledging there’s a problem with “crap apps” on the Windows (Phone) Store. But is there a platform that doesn’t have this problem? I doubt it. Shall we have a look? Yes.… Read More »

Application Insights in your WinForms? Yup!

Microsoft’s Application Insights is one hell of a tool. It was showcased a number of times throughout BUILD 2015 at the end of April and continues to make my jaw drop every time I see it shown off and look into my own instance of it. However, if you’re a Windows Desktop app developer (Forms,… Read More »