Disable Tilt Effect on ListView and GridView for Universal Apps

Disable Tilt Effect on ListView and GridView for Universal Apps

During the age of coding for Windows Phone 7 or 8, developers either relied on third parties or self created transition effect for making the controls have some effects, one of them is “Tilt” effect. When the time come to about a year ago, Microsoft introduce the Universal Apps development methods, significant changes were made for Windows Phone and Windows Store controls, not to mention it included a lot of features into it. ListView and GridView are now common controls…

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Version Number for Universal Apps

Version Number for Universal Apps

This is very important for developers to label their release of works with correct version number. This is not only for easy management, but it is also easy for troubleshooting. Since Universal Apps Development introduced last year (2014) during //build, version number is mandated for all the release for Windows Store and Windows Phone apps. When developers create the AppPackages for store submission, developers will have an options either let the Store automatically assign incremented version number based on your…

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Switching Startup Project in Visual Studio 2013

Switching Startup Project in Visual Studio 2013

When develop a Windows Universal Apps from Visual Studio, developers always facing an irritating process of switching the projects to debug their applications. By default, developers have to select the project that he/she want to debug, right click the mouse and select “Set as StartUp Project” or select the Startup project from the debug menu. Can we have more simple way to do it? Yes! You just need to follow the following steps: Select the Solutions Name Right click and…

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Windows Azure Pricing Updates

Windows Azure Pricing Updates

One September 25, 2014, Microsoft yet once again lowered the prices for a range of Azure services by around 8% – 30%. This make the pricing for Windows Azure services more competitive. Please find out the complete new pricing list on Microsoft Azure Website.

Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 is launched in Malaysia

Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 is launched in Malaysia

Microsoft Malaysia has officially launched the Lumia 735 and the Lumia 830 in Malaysia. Malaysian are able to pickup their Lumia 735 or Lumia 830 starting a week from today (October 3, 2014). The Lumia 735 is priced at RM999, while the bigger brother Lumia 830 is available for RM1399. Lumia 735 is powered by Snapdragon 400 clocked at 1.2GHz, it has a 4.7″ 720p screen, 1Gb RAM, 8Gb storage, microSD support, 6.7MP real camera and 5 MP wide angle…

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