Windows App Developer Links - 2012-12-12
Windows Store App Development
"No one likes to waste time by going through the submission and certification process multiple times. Many apps also require additional credentials or specific information that users of the apps would normally have access to. This is one spot where we see rejections that could be very easily avoided..."
How to deal with WebView and overlaying elements in Windows 8 (Matteo Pagani)
"If you have played a bit with the WebView control you would have find that it has a particular behavior: no matter how many XAML controls you are going to place over the WebView, they will always be displayed below the view. This is not a bug, but a specific security feature..."
"As the amount of data organisations store explodes we need easier more intuitive ways to navigate the mass of data. The IMDb claims to have over 2 million titles in their database and Wikipedia has a lot of films listed. So I think we are all good for a large enough dataset for our sample app..."
The Visual Studio Profiler on Windows 8 (Andrew B Hall)
"Windows 8 brought a lot of great changes to Windows including a stronger security model and new capabilities for performance tools. I am excited about how the new capabilities allow us to deliver new performance tooling not previously possible..."
Windows 8 / Windows Phone Code Sharing: HttpWebRequest GetResponseAsync (Matthias Shapiro)
"I'm working on building helpers for sharing code between Windows 8 (Windows Store) and Windows Phone..."
"Michael Palermo and Jeremy Foster are back in this episode as they show you how to capture a still image, video and audio in your device as well as what that source code looks like..."
Async - Handling multiple Exceptions (Buaya Eshet)
"When you do use the great async / await syntax you may run into a problem while trying to handle multiple exception which was thrown from async operations (it can happens in cases like parent child relationship or when using WhenAll API)..."