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“Learn Country Capitals” - A Free Windows Phone application now in Store

Here comes my new Windows Phone application in the Windows Phone Store. The application is free for you to use. Kids can learn capitals of countries using this app. Not only this, you can anytime search on this app to query about the capital of a country.

 

This is my 8th Windows Phone app and dedicating it to all Windows Phone users. Continue to get the downloadable link and few screenshots of the application.



Re-Awarded as Microsoft MVP (Silverlight) for the 3rd time - October 2012

1st October is the most prestigious day for me. Today Microsoft re-awarded me the MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award for the 3rd time in a row and I am still a Silverlight MVP since October 2010.

 

My sincere thanks to all the community friends, MVP Lead for their continuous support. Hope to serve the developer community with more contents in coming year.


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.


“Quotes of Vivekananda” - A Free motivational Quote app for Windows

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 “Quotes of Vivekananda” 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.


 
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