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This sample demonstrates how to send a toast notification to a Windows Phone using the Microsoft Push Notification Service. It uses two projects, one for the client code that sets up the Windows Phone to receive a notification, and one that sends the notification.
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This sample pack includes the app code examples developed and updated using one of the universal app templates available in Microsoft Visual Studio. Each solution of a universal app code example is structured so the code example can run on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1
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Updated 4/2/2014
Released 4/2/2014
6,219 Downloads
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This sample shows how to create, read, write, copy and delete a file, how to retrieve file properties, and how to track a file or folder so that your app can access it again. This sample uses Windows.Storage and Windows.Storage.AccessCache API.
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Updated 4/2/2014
Released 9/14/2011
148,017 Downloads
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This sample pack includes all the app code examples developed and updated for Windows Phone 8.1, including app code examples created using any of the universal app templates available in Microsoft Visual Studio.
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Updated 4/2/2014
Released 4/2/2014
2,159 Downloads
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This sample shows you how to use LINQ to SQL to store relational data in a local database that resides in your app’s storage container.
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Updated 5/4/2013
Released 8/1/2012
118,204 Downloads
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This sample shows how to imitate the splash screen that Windows displays for your app by positioning a similar image correctly when Windows dismisses the splash screen that it displays. This sample uses the SplashScreen class in the Windows.Applicati...
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Updated 4/2/2014
Released 9/14/2011
163,256 Downloads
Dave A Gordon

1      Introduction
There are literally hundreds of Web Browsers available, so how come, there does not seem to be one single browser that meets all our needs? Well, I know that is true for me at least. This series of articles will show you how you can have the perfect web
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COM, C#, AJAX
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Updated 12/17/2013
Released 11/16/2013
14,305 Downloads
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The Geolocation sample demonstrates how to use the Windows.Devices.Geolocation namespace to get the geographic location of the user's device.
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Updated 4/2/2014
Released 9/14/2011
61,603 Downloads
Daniel Roth - Microsoft
This sample uses ASP.NET Web API to build a simple contact manager application. The application consists of a contact manager web API that is used by an ASP.NET MVC application, a Windows Phone application, and a Windows 8 app to display and manage a list of contacts.
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Updated 8/16/2012
Released 2/16/2012
57,312 Downloads
C#
Dave A Gordon
In this series we are going to be looking at TCP IP, Client / Servers and what a massive world of opportunities this knowledge opens up to us, from Chat and Video Conferencing, to Invisible process communication, and even Service Management. But today let’s get the framework done
C#, vb, Win32
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Updated 12/17/2013
Released 12/3/2013
8,476 Downloads
Official Windows platform sample

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This sample shows how to use the WebBrowser control in your Windows Phone app.
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Updated 5/4/2013
Released 8/1/2012
60,052 Downloads

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