Category Archives: Windows Phone 8

Trivia Monkey is now Open Source!

GitHub Link – Here ! To try out the working app, you can download it from the Windows Phone App Store. A while ago, I built Trivia Monkey as a way to get familiar with C# and mobile development for Windows Phone. … Continue reading

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Introducing Deep Theming – Guidelines for Windows Phone 8.

What is Theming ? Based on wikipedia entry , theming is described as the use of an overarching theme .. to create a holistic and integrated spatial organization of a consumer venue. Often themes are derived from history, different cultures … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8 Development – Panorama’s are overrated

Source : Microsoft UX Chit Chat In the past few weeks I’ve tried to get familiar with building apps for Windows Phone 8 using C# and Xaml. As is my practice, I usually start out with reading –  documentation on … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8 Panorama vs Pivot – Evolution of Trivia Monkey UI design

I have previously written a brief post on why I think Panorama’s are overrated. In this post, I outline the evolution of the Trivia Monkey UI, highlighting the move from the design choice of panorama to pivot.

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Windows Phone 8 – Debug and Fix ‘System. Reflection .Target Invocation Exception’ error

Source : Dailymobile.net As a beginner developer, debugging can quickly take the joy away from learning a new language/platform. And there’s  little information on debugging Windows Phone 8 Applications. The error titled above (targetinvocatoexception) did take a considerable amount of time … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Add Scoreloop to your Mobile Game App

Existing studies frequently identify two significant motivators for game play –  social and self improvement motivations among others. People will play more when they play with others (or feel that they are playing or competing with others) , and when … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Windows Phone 8 Apps Development

Source : Dailymobile.net This post covers basic steps to help you get started developing apps for Windows Phone 8.  First I discuss the prerequisites for installation of the development environment and finish up with some common errors I’ve encountered . Its written based … Continue reading

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Introducing Trivia Monkey – Trivia for Happy People!

Its March 2014 and in the last couple weeks I have pretty much pushed myself to the limits to get out a new product. Trivia Monkey. Trivia Monkey satisfies multiple aims for me as a developer and academic. Its a … Continue reading

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