Code sharing strategies with MVVM

On September 25th and November 21st I talked about MVVM as a pattern to build apps, as well as code sharing strategies for Windows and Windows Phone projects through either Portable Class Libraries o...

Windows starting template (October 2013)

UPDATE December 2, 2013: Sander van de Velde pointed out two small bugs in the template that prevented proper usage out of the box (thanks, Sander!). These have been fixed in the updated template (fo...

Build apps for a device

UPDATE December 11, 2013: Good news: a small additional batch of 10 extra Lumia 925’s made available to us, which we want you guys to benefit from, of course! We’ve extended the deadline ...

ReviewNotifier NuGet package

One of the things I’ve seen a lot of blog posts about and heard a lot of buzz around lately is the ability to ask users to review an app automatically after a number of launches. This is a real...

StorageHelper NuGet package

UPDATE June 22, 2014: Version 1.1.4 of StorageHelper is now available through NuGet, adding settings APIs for Windows Store (Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1 and Universal) apps. Please note that there...

Windows starting template

Back in February, I posted my Windows Phone starting template, which serves as a helpful base to start developing Windows Phone apps. It provides some useful basics, such as review reminder, storage ...

Using jQuery in JavaScript apps

One of the major pros in using WinJS for Windows 8 apps is the ability to leverage your existing web development skills to create native Windows 8 apps. Using libraries you’re familiar and comf...