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WCF Rest Services for Windows Phone

So great, to create WCF Rest services for Windows Phone, you have to follow just 5 steps. This post will have more code than words, making it neat and to-the-point Step 1: Create a WCF Service Define the interface IMyService in ‘Services’ folder of YourWebsite namespace YourWebsite.Services { [ServiceContract(Namespace = "http://YourWebsite.com/services", Name = "MyService")] public interface IMyService { [OperationContract(Name="DoWork")] [WebGet(UriTemplate ...

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Creating Page Transitions in Windows Phone

Creating page transitions is not difficult at all when you have Silverlight Toolkit available in market. So follow the steps written below Step 1: Using Silverlight Toolkit So first download the latest copy of Silverlight Toolkit and follow the steps belowAdd a reference of Microsoft.Phone.Controls.Toolkit in your application Step 2: Modify App.xaml.cs Next modify App.xaml.cs to enable loading a page ...

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Must-have Tools on Windows

Every technologist has his favourite list of developer tools, applications and OS which they believe are indispensible and without them they would not be able to develop anything. With time and changing focus, this list keeps changing. Here’s my list of tools that I think you as a developer should have on your laptop. Most of them are Open-Source or ...

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