metro c# webapi client

Peter Daukintis For my own purposes I wanted to create a test application which I can use as a test-bed to experiment with user interface aspects of Metro. I decided to create a simple REST web service and make create/read/update/delete…

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skydrive upload c# metro

Peter Daukintis A preview of the latest Live SDK for Metro apps can be downloaded here https://connect.microsoft.com/site1226. This is for usage with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (Note that the SDK is a preview version with no go-live license). After…

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metro background audio c# (consumer preview)

Peter Daukintis Some changes occurred in the consumer preview release of Windows 8 regarding background audio; the steps required to get it working are outlined in this forum post http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-AU/winappswithcsharp/thread/2d3496df-a145-4d87-be08-aadd5a8098e2 The steps are Create a MediaElement and set it’s AudioCategory…

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datatemplateselector winrt

by Peter Daukintis Having used DataTemplateSelectors previously with WPF and similar on Silverlight/Windows Phone I decided to check out whether they work the same in a xaml Metro application. It turns out to be pretty much the same (barring a…

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