Windows 8 RTM C# – Capture Media

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Tweet I left JavaScript and started to work on Windows 8 Metro using C# and XAML, in this post I’ll demonstrate how to use WinRT for Camera, File Picker and Audio Recording. Download Demo Project Step 1: Create Blank Metro Project and Initialize MediaCapture Taking pictures using Camera or File Picker is pretty easy using WinRT, we going to use the MediaCapture class for Audio Recording, CameraCaptureUI for taking Picture from the built in Camera and FileOpenPicker for choosing pictures from local directories. The MediaCapture class will allow us to capture: ...

Silverlight 5 Support For Coded UI

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Tweet Brian Harry just announce about new Plugin for Visual Studio 2012 RC and Final that will enable support for Silverlight 4,5 in CodedUI Testing. Using the Microsoft Visual Studio UI Test plugin for Silverlight, you can create Coded UI Tests or action recordings for Silverlight applications. Action recordings let you fast forward through steps in a manual test using Microsoft Test Manager. Coded UI Tests let you record actions, generate code and play back user interface tests using Microsoft Visual Studio. This plugin supports Silverlight 4 & 5 applications hosted in Internet...

Windows Phone 7 – Build Puzzle Game

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Tweet Over my last posts I talked about Windows Phone 7, we saw some real examples for Location Service, Maps, Ads, Accelerometer and more. Location Service and Bing Maps Raise My Dog–Russian Connect Window Phone 7 and Windows 8 app to Microsoft pubCenter Accelerometer Sensor for Windows Phone 7 Because I saw how many of you download my demo projects I understand the need for more demos around Windows Phone 7. So Today, we’ll build a Puzzle Game for Windows...

I’m a CodeProject MVP 2012

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Tweet Last night I’ve received a message from Code Project letting me know that I received the CodeProject MVP award for my work at Code Project. CodeProject is enormous community of technology writers with tones of technical articles, and I’m prod to received this award for my work at CodeProject. Those who have spent their time answering questions in the forums and writing great articles. MVP status is awarded annually based on ones contributions, and the feedback of the other members. Members of this group get an MVP icon next to their names in the forums and in their profile. I’ll like...

WP7 Submit Application – The [NeutralResourceLanguage] attribute is missing on the entry assembly

Friday, July 22, 2011

CodeProject As you know AppHub is open for Israel (Now It's Official (I think) - Israeli Developers Can Register to Develop WP7 Apps) and several other countries. So I decide to move my WP7 Games and Applications I wrote and publish using YallaApps to my own AppHub, when I started to upload the first XAP file I got this message: I’ve used the same XAP as I used in YallaApps so what happened? Just add the below attribute to your WP7 Application assembly file and you’re Done! Enjoy

WP7 The Mask Way– Rating Control and More

Saturday, April 30, 2011

WP7 The Mask Way– Rating Control and More In the last couple of months since Microsoft has release the WP7 I’ve started to build games and apps in XNA and Silverlight. Regarding building games, it’s different then building applications, especially in UI… and most of the developers don’t like dealing with UI, but UI doesn’t have to be so scary and I’ll start this post with a nice and simple technic I learned when I worked with Photoshop called “Masking”. The first example I’ll take from the first game I built called = “Raise My Dog” - Raise My...

Metro Style Now Available For Download

Friday, April 29, 2011

Metro Style Now Available For Download Couple of weeks ago I post about a new tool I’ve built  Test Case Migrator Between Projects – WPF Metro, I gave this tool couple of Design Hours based on Microsoft Metro Style (Not Out Yet…). Since than I got lots of requests to publish this Style and also I got lots of compliments so here it is!  App.xaml   Full Project
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WP7 – How To Extend ListBox When Reaching Last Item

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

WP7 – How To Extend ListBox When Reaching Last Item I’m building a WP7 application that contains a ListBox with search results,right now when the user reached the end of the ListBox he need to press the “Next Button” to bring more results from the server, however this is a bad solution and I wanted to extend the list automatically when the user reaches the last item on the list. There are many way to to implement this, and here is the simplest way how to listen ListBox Vertical Offset Event and update your ListBox automatically when...

Feature Pack 2 is Available!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Feature Pack 2 is Available! Brian Harry just release a post about the new Feature pack for the Testing area in Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft Test Manager: Full Article - Feature Pack 2 is Imminent Silverlight Support Now you can test your Silverlight apps as well as your other desktop applications.  We’ve added support both for coded UI tests and for record and playback in Microsoft Test Runner (part of Microsoft Test Professional).  You are able to record the execution of your Silverlight app and gather...

Is Silverlight Over? (The Good The Ok and The Bad)

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Is Silverlight Over? (The Good The Ok and The Bad) NO! Silverlight is Alive but just for Window Phone 7 ?#?#? It’s good or bad? Looking for answers I saw the following comment at Silverlight forums: Microsoft didn't even mention it at PDC today.  Is Silverlight over?  Should we all be looking at HTML 5 now? I think the question is – Should we all Silverlight guys start looking for a new job? (Joking, I think…. :-*) What I think - If Silverlight will be just for WP7,...