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.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Live Event Date: August 20, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT When you look at natural user interfaces as a developer, it isn't just fun and games. There are some very serious, real-world usage models of how things can help make the world a better place – things like Intel® RealSense™ technology. Check out this upcoming eSeminar and join the panel of experts, both from inside and outside of Intel, as they discuss how natural user interfaces will likely be getting adopted in a wide variety …

  • Agile development principles have gone from something used only by cutting-edge teams to a mainstream approach used by teams large and small. If you're not using agile methods already though, or if you've only been exposed to agile on small projects here and there, you may wonder if agile can ever work in your environment. Read this eBook to learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill …

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