Development from the Field

Covering real-world development scenarios that I experience in the field.

Helpful resources for developing Windows Store apps

Here are links to some of the resources that I find most useful for developing Windows Store apps....

Author: Jason Fox - MSFT Date: 11/15/2012

Come see me at Tulsa TechFest 2012

I will be giving a talk on Friday, October 12th at 1:30 PM centered around how you can make your...

Author: Jason Fox - MSFT Date: 10/09/2012

Tips & Tricks: AppBar Buttons in XAML

I have come across several developers that have asked how they get all those nice icons for the...

Author: Jason Fox - MSFT Date: 10/04/2012

Windows 8: IsConnectedToInternet?

In writing my own app, I found myself wondering, “how to I detect if the machine is actually...

Author: Jason Fox - MSFT Date: 09/10/2012

Windows 8: Should I still develop for desktop?

Absolutely! I had a question from a friend a few months ago about the Windows 8 Modern UI replacing...

Author: Jason Fox - MSFT Date: 08/22/2012

Windows 8: Leveraging the CredentialPicker

Credentials are important In modern apps, collecting and storing user credentials has become very...

Author: Jason Fox - MSFT Date: 07/05/2012