Articles Written by Vipul Patel

Top 6 Common Language Runtime Features in Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 introduces some very hot features from Common Language Runtime that provide tremendous benefits to Windows Phone application developers. Read on for one man's list of top 6 CLR features.

Working with Bluetooth APIs in Windows Phone 8

With the release of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft introduced support for using Bluetooth APIs in Windows Phone 8 applications. This article walks Windows Phone developers through the fundamentals of working with Bluetooth APIs in applications targeting Windows Phone 8 platform.

Getting to Know More About Your Windows Phone

Vipul Patel walks Windows Phone developers through how to retrieve device information so that they can author applications to draw the maximum possible juice from the device.

How to Create Trial Applications for Windows Phone

Getting developers hooked on trial applications is a great way to monetize them. This article walks a Windows Phone developer through how he can build applications that support trial mode and how he can get them to switch from trial to paid applications.

Getting Network Information for your Windows Phone Device

Windows Phone developers need to know how the device is connected to the internet. This article walks Windows Phone developers through the process of finding the nature of the connection and how they can leverage it.

Using the Accelerometer in Your Windows Phone Application

Windows Phone devices have built-in accelerometers. This article walks Windows Phone developers through how to leverage the built-in support for accelerometer in their Windows Phone applications.

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