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 »
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 »
I’m working on a new Windows 10 UWP at the present and went to set up my CI builds in, of course, Visual Studio Online. But it wasn’t as straightforward as I’d hoped.
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 »
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 »
As you’ve seen me post before, I use the Multilingual App Toolkit in my Upload to YouTube app to localize it in to many languages. Since MAT is an installed extension to Visual Studio (and msbuild), however, setting up Upload to YouTube for CI and Release builds done in my Visual Studio Online account ended… Read More »