Category Archives: Visual Studio 2015



Searching Application Insights Data inside Visual Studio 2015

If you are using the Application Insights, you must be familiar with searching Application Insights data inside Azure Portal.  In this case, whenever you want to search some telemetry data for your application, you must have navigated to Azure Portal, then select the specific Application Insights and then use the search option to find out any […]

How to Install a local sources NuGet package or a Prerelease package in Visual Studio 2015 ?

By default NuGet packages gets downloaded from the public feed of Nuget Package Source ( https://api.nuget.org/ ). However, there could  be some scenarios, where you want to use some of your company’s internal NuGet Packages or some prerelease version of package. If you search them  by just using adding nuget package, you won’t be able […]

Improving App’s performance using compile time binding in Universal Windows App.

Windows 10 Universal Apps has come up with a new binding approach called compile time binding (x:Bind) where the property gets bind to the UIElement during compile time. In previous versions of windows Apps, the binding occurs during the runtime and its completely based on the reflections. This caused the reduction in apps performance. lets […]

How to create a Calendar View in Universal Windows App.

CalendarView is a new control that has been introduced in the Universal Windows Apps. This View provides a visual calendar display that the user can use to select a date. This view can be customized by the developers by setting the max and min days to be displayed and black out the days that are […]

Understanding SplitView and its features in Universal Windows App.

SplitView is a new control that has been introduced in the Windows 10 Universal Apps. Where it helps the user to have a better user experience. As the name suggest that the Split View is of splitting the user interface in to two parts and displaying the navigational and other display related information in a […]

Understanding the new features of WebView in Universal Windows App.

WebView class in Universal Windows Platform has been updated with the new features. The WebView control helps the developers to display the content of an website inside the App. Some of the new events that are introduced in the web view class are highly useful for the developers to provide a better user experience to […]

Custom trigger with user interaction mode in Universal Windows App

In Windows 10 Universal Windows App, we have few classes which helps the developers to create there own custom triggers.  These custom triggers helps the developers to change the state of the Visual state of the App based on certain conditions like App size changes and change the controls to fit in to the app’s layout and […]

Getting the list of Wifi hotspots and Connecting with them in your Universal Windows Apps

WiFiAdapter is a new class available in Windows 10 API which is used to control the WiFi connection with in the Universal Windows App. The user can get the available WiFi Adapter in the device and then using the WiFi Adapter the list of all available WiFi networks can be scanned.  Once the list of WiFi […]

3D Rendering of MapControl in Windows 10 Universal App Development

Map Controls in Windows 10 Universal Apps are much more easier and makes app developers life simpler. Normally maps are displays either in satellite image or normal map image but we haven’t seen the map in a 3D View. In this post we will learn how to create a map control to display the map normally and then […]

Code Health Indicator – A must have visual studio extensions for all app developers

CodeLens feature was introduced with  Visual Studio 2013 with early name of ‘Code Information Indicators’ . The main purpose of CodeLens feature is to provide the quick  information about your code. This feature works as quick  visualization tool or indicator just before the methods, properties or classes. It shows information like reference counts ,  applications / […]

Implementing Adaptive Toast with Actions in Windows 10 Universal Apps

We are learning some of the improvements in toast and tiles notifications in Windows 10. This post is also one of them which explain how to use toast notification with action buttons. We have seen in our last post Implementing Adaptive Toast in Windows 10 Universal Apps how to create an adaptive toast. In this […]