Today I started playing with Windows Azure Access Control Service (ACS) and ran into some issues while making a simple application based on the guide here: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/net/how-to-guides/access-control/. I had to search for a number of things on the Internet to finally … [Read more...]
Windows Azure Access Control Service, Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012: Setting Up Development Environment – Oh My!
In this blog post, we’re going to talk about how to write a Windows 8 application which consumes Windows Azure Service Management REST API (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/ee460799.aspx). Unlike my other post on Windows 8 and Windows Azure Mobile Service, I’ll try to be less … [Read more...]
In this blog post, I’m going to talk about how I built a Windows 8 application using Windows Azure Mobile Service. Windows Azure Mobile Service is the newest Windows Azure Services that you can use to provide backend services for your mobile applications (currently Windows 8, more coming soon). You … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
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...]