Gaurav Mantri's Personal Blog.

Uploading Large Files in Windows Azure Blob Storage Using Shared Access Signature, HTML, and JavaScript

In my last post I talked about Shared Access Signature feature of Windows Azure Storage. You can read that post here: http://gauravmantri.com/2013/02/13/revisiting-windows-azure-shared-access-signature/. In this post we’ll put that to some practical use :). One thing I wanted to accomplish … [Read more...]

World Clock – An HTML5/JS based Windows 8 Metro Application – Part 2: Adding a basic clock

In the previous post we talked about the project setup, system defined styles and a little bit about navigation. In this post we will extend that project and create a simple clock which will display current date/time. We will be using concepts like navigation, data binding, converters etc. in this … [Read more...]

World Clock – An HTML5/JS based Windows 8 Metro Application – Part 1: Setting Up

In my last post (http://gauravmantri.com/2012/01/16/building-first-windows-8-metro-application/), I talked about my experience building my first Windows 8 Metro application. Now I am going to talk about how I built the application. In this post, we will just cover setting up the project and what you … [Read more...]

Building First Windows 8 Metro Application

Of late I have been playing a lot with Windows 8 and wanted to learn about Metro applications. For me the best way to learn a new technology is by building an application using that technology. I have been working a lot with WPF for the products we’re building at Cerebrata, I thought it would be … [Read more...]