Showing Geolocation in Browser using HTML5 and JavaScript


Few days ago, we learned about “Easy Form Validation using HTML5”. Hope, you liked that post. Today we will explore another new great feature of HTML5 with complete code analysis and simple but easy to understandable demo.

 

HTML5 exposes geolocation API to get the geographical location of user. Today we will focus our discussion on this topic. So, continue reading.




Giveaways Result and Free License of “Screen Camera” for all


On 10th September 2012, I started a Giveaway in my blog as celebration to my 500th blog post. Today I am announcing the winners of that giveaway who will get Pluralsight monthly subscription, SQL Interview book or Telerik DevCraft license from me.

 

Don’t forget that all my blog readers are eligible for a free Screen Camera license worth $49.95. So grab your licenses now.



Introduction to Telerik RadSlideHubTile Control for Windows 8


Today we will start working with RadSlideHubTile control recently added to the Telerik RadControls library for Win 8 Metro. Though there are couple of hub tile controls, but today we will start with the basic one named “RadSlideHubTile”.

 

If you are new to Windows Store app development, you can get the Free trial copy of this library from Telerik to start with this new application development. Continue reading for more information.



Easy Form Validation using HTML5


Writing validation logic using JavaScript in a HTML form is not an easy way. We all have seen it in HTML4 but what’s new in HTML5? Will it provide us easy way to validate the form with writing a small piece of code only?

 

Today we will be talking about this validation stuffs in HTML5. But as usual, all the browsers don’t support all of them but a good start to think for future.



Introduction to Telerik RadSlideView Control for Windows Phone


Few days ago we discussed about RadDataBoundListBox from Telerik RadControls library which maximum WPDev want to integrate in their Windows Phone app. Today in this blog post we will discuss about another control from that library.

 

RadSlideView control is also another important control from that library which we will discuss today and maximum developers can find it useful. So, continue reading.



Learn How to Build a WP7 Picture Gallery App and Win Telerik Licenses


Telerik Team recently published a Picture Gallery application for Windows Phone demonstrating how to create a native Windows Phone client for Flickr or any other image hosting service. The app is freely available with source code.

 

You can use this source code and modify it to extend to a better application of your choice. Don’t forget to tweet this post as it will give you a chance to win Telerik RadControls license for WP.



“Vivekananda Quotes” - A Free Swami Vivekananda Quote Application for WP


Recently I had shown few of my Windows Phone application to few people and connected with one “Mahatma” (Guru) and inspired by him I built a “Vivekananda Quote” application for the sake of Swami Vivekananda lovers.

 

I am dedicating this application to all the followers of Vivekananda who need the bless and inspiration from his great quotes.



“Emergency Dialer” - A Free Contact Dialler app for Windows Phone


Here comes the 6th Windows Phone application from me named “Emergency Dialer”. This application is freely available in the Marketplace and I hope, this will be helpful for you and your parents for sure.

 

I am dedicating this phone app to all the senior citizens who need to contact their doctor, nurse or family members in emergency. Sharing herewith few snaps and downloadable link.



Windows Store is now Open to all Developers and MSDN Subscribers


Microsoft just announced that, “Windows Store” is now open for all developers across 120 markets all over the world. Till date it was only available to the company accounts and no individual registration was possible.

 

This announcement will now bring more developers under a roof to build Windows 8 Style applications for Windows Store. Continue reading for more information.



How to create Power Shortcuts for Windows 8 Start Screen?


You might be aware that, we don’t have any Start button in Windows 8 RTM. As you are not comfortable with the new Start Screen, hence sometime it is difficult to Shutdown, Restart or Hibernate your PC.

 

In this post, we will create Start Screen shortcut icons to these power options for easy access. Continue for further step-by-step process.



Giveaways on the Celebration for 500+ Posts Completion - #Pluralsight Subscription + #SQL Book + #Telerik License


It’s celebration time for me as I have completed a 500 posts milestone in my blog and as announced, I am going to raffle few goodies to my blog followers for their support. This will have 4 different types of items to giveaway.

 

Don’t waste your time and enter to this small contest to Win subscription from Pluralsight, SQL Server Interview book from Pinal Dave/Vinod Kumar, Telerik license and more.



How to Market yourself with your WP apps quickly?


Many of us build Windows Phone applications and we try to market ourselves and/or our apps. Writing the same code for all the apps is not a big tough but why to write? That’s why I wrote a single code file for my apps and thought to share it with you.

 

Let’s begin with the source code and if you have more to share for other developers, post in the comment section and help them to code easily.



How to Integrate HTML Color Code Generator in your Web Page?


If you are a web developer, many time you want to use a HTML Color Code Generator, which can give you proper hex-code for your selected color. Also, you might want to integrate a color palate in your web application for your user.

 

This post will help you to build a color palate in any web page and chose your color code from there. A sample and it’s code is attached here for your direct referral.



Applications for WP8 SDK Preview to be open for WPDev on 12th September 2012


Today Microsoft announced that they are near to the final release of WP8 SDK tools for developers after doing several testing by selected partners and developers. Though the final WP8 SDK will be available publicly later this year but they are going to open applications for limited developers.

 

If you are interested to getting your hands dirty with the new bits, read out the complete post for details.



Benefits of using Telerik “RadDataBoundListBox” in Windows Phone Application


Almost all of us use ListBox control in our Windows Phone applications to load a no. of records in the screen. Telerik provides their own ListBox control named as "RadDataBoundListBox" which has lots of additional features and performance benefits compare to default Silverlight ListBox.

 

Today in this post, we will jumpstart with the RadDataBoundListBox and see the benefits of using it in our applications.



The target “GetCopyToOutputDirectoryContentProjectItems” does not exist in the project


At the time of developing your Windows Phone 7 application, you might see a build error. The build error describes as “The target ‘GetCopyToOutputDirectoryContentProjectItems’ does not exist in the project”.

 

This small post will describe you the solution to fix this error and build your WP7 apps smoothly. Continue reading and if you still face the issue, let me know.



How to Enable “Hibernate” Option in Windows 8 Power Menu?


If you have installed Windows 8 RTM, you might have noticed that the “Hibernate” option is missing in “Power Menu”. So you might want to activate this option in your Windows 8 Power Menu to enable the Hibernate in your system.

 

This blog post will help you to enable “Hibernate” option in your Windows 8 Power Menu. Continue reading to further know about it step-by-step.



Windows 8 Introduces New Sets of Keyboard Shortcuts


Windows 8 RTM is currently available for MSDN Subscribers and also a 90 days trial available for the general users. Microsoft already planned to release it for general consumers availability on 26th October 2012.

 

Windows 8 has some new sets of keyboard shortcuts which I am going to share here in this blog post. I hope, you will like it. So, continue reading.


 
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