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Connecting to a SQL Server Database with VB and JavaScript in Windows 8.1

Discover how to connect to an SQL Server database through a VB service and JavaScript.

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Restricting Input Scope in Your Windows Phone Apps

Windows Phone supports various input scopes to restrict input to controls. Come learn about them.

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Using Picker Controls in Your Windows Phone Apps

Learn about the basics of using picker controls to allow users to select files and/or folders in your Windows Phone applications.


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