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This sample shows you how can use the background transfer service to download files in the background, even when the app is no longer running in the foreground.
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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
10,311 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
3,899 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
149,521 Downloads
Bing Voice Commands - Microsoft
MSDN Voice Search is a Store application for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.0 written to demonstrate the new capabilities of Cortana-integrated Voice Commands on Windows Phone 8.1 as well as to provide examples of good practices when dealing with user input.
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Updated 4/13/2014
Released 4/13/2014
1,064 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
119,403 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
164,103 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
15,175 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
62,310 Downloads
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
9,105 Downloads
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This sample shows you how to upload and download various types of content with an HTTP server using the HttpClient and related classes in Windows.Web.Http namespace in your Windows Runtime app.
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Updated 4/2/2014
Released 2/29/2012
36,010 Downloads

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