Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2015

How to Implement Drag and Drop in Windows Universal Apps ?

By | August 11, 2015

Using Drag and Drop is a common requirement for  app developers. Drag and drop has been added to the list view in Windows 8.1, but it was limited to the List View control where the items inside the List View can be dragged, dropped and re ordered. But it was not available for any external UIElement. In windows 10, the… Read More »

Inter App Communication – How to communicate between two Windows Universal Apps ?

By | August 8, 2015

Communicating between Apps is one of the important factor that developers needs to take care of. This could be done via some services , background process like what we have seen in our previous post How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.  In this post we will see how to communicate from one Windows Universal App to… Read More »

How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.

By | August 6, 2015

App Service is a way to communicate between universal apps where one app can communicate with the other app’s background task. The user don’t even know that the app is using some other app’s background task to complete its operation. It is similar to using a web service where the user send the data to the service it process… Read More »

Create IntelliTest in Visual Studio 2015 – another way of start writing Smart Unit Test

By | August 5, 2015

IntelliTest helps us to generates Unit Test automatically that give maximum of code coverage.  In one of our previous post – Write Unit Test Automatically using IntelliTest in Visual Studio 2015 , we have learned about IntelliTest, how to use it and how it help to increase the code coverage with a very minimum effort. We have seen… Read More »

Adding Toast Notification to your new Windows Universal App created from an existing web app.

By | August 4, 2015

Adding Toast Notification to an App is very common requirement. In one our previous post you have seen How to create a universal windows app form the existing web app. In this post lets see how to add the toast notification to the web app which gets triggers only when the web app is used as an universal… Read More »

Working with Live XAML in Windows Universal Apps and Visual Studio 2015

By | August 3, 2015

Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have seen PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information and Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 over past weeks. In this post, we are going to take look into another excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI. This feature enable a great capability for… Read More »

Difference between Shared project and Class Library Project in Visual Studio 2015

By | July 30, 2015

Visual Studio 2015 introduced a new type of project template – Shared Project. In one of our previous post, we have seen a Shared Project can be used across multiple applications in Visual Studio, such as with Windows Phone apps , Windows Store apps , Desktop applications, Console applications, or even using Windows Universal applications. This is a great… Read More »

Using Shared Project across multiple applications in Visual Studio 2015

By | July 28, 2015

Shared Project is a great way of sharing common code across multiple application  We already have experienced with the Shared Project type in Visual Studio 2013 as part of Windows 8.1 Universal App Development, But with Visual Studio 2015, it is a Standalone New Project Template; and we can use it with other types of app like Console, Desktop,… Read More »