Tag Archives: XAML



Enabling Live XAML Debugging in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2015 provides lots of tooling supports for debugging and diagnostic. Previously we discussed about PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information and Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 . Even we also discussed about debugging live XAML.   Couple of days back I received some queries on live xaml debugging where reader […]

Working with Live XAML in Windows Universal Apps and Visual Studio 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 […]

Getting the Item container corresponding to the selected item in XAML – Windows Store App

While building Apps using XAML, in many instances you may encounter this problem where you need to get an access for the container element from an ItemControl elements. For an example, you have GridView Control, and which has some grouped element as part of Item DataTemplate. If you handle only the GridItemClick event with command […]

Go To Resource Definition – XAML Code Editor – Visual Studio 2013

In the previous post I have discussed about the new Go To Definition feature with Visual Studio 2013 XAML Editor. You have seen how the Go To Definition works with objects, properties, XAML controls as well as custom controls. Another very interesting and useful fact is, the Go To Definition feature is also works with Resource […]

Working with PhotoChooserTask in Windows Phone

Even though we have CameraCapture Task to deal with camera, there is another Chooser available as well, which can take Picture either from MediaLibrary or directly from Camera. The PhotoChooserTask helps in getting an image from the Picture / Media Library locations. The PhotoChooserTask, just like any other Tasks is listed under namespace Microsoft.Phone.Tasks and […]

How to Create an Attached Properties in WPF

Well, attached properties, just like normal properties are an object of Dependency Property, but with a very special point embedded into it. Even though the attached properties can only be added to a class which inherits from DependencyObject and also the property where it is attached to should also be a dependency property itself, an […]