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.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Live Event Date: December 11, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT Market pressures to move more quickly and develop innovative applications are forcing organizations to rethink how they develop and release applications. The combination of public clouds and physical back-end infrastructures are a means to get applications out faster. However, these hybrid solutions complicate DevOps adoption, with application delivery pipelines that span across complex hybrid cloud and non-cloud environments. Check out this …

  • On-demand Event Event Date: October 29, 2014 It's well understood how critical version control is for code. However, its importance to DevOps isn't always recognized. The 2014 DevOps Survey of Practice shows that one of the key predictors of DevOps success is putting all production environment artifacts into version control. In this webcast, Gene Kim discusses these survey findings and shares woeful tales of artifact management gone wrong! Gene also shares examples of how high-performing DevOps …

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