Category Archives: Windows Phone 7

How to detect WP App, is running on Emulator or real Phone Device

In this post I am going to show you how to detect, whether your application is running on real (Windows Phone) device or WP Emulator. While working on, one of service wanted to know whether service is invoking from the … Continue reading

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How to make TextBox Scrollable and Navigate to end of TextBox scrolling in Windows Phone

In this example, I am going to show you, how easy we can build the such kind of functionality in windows phone application, here I have considered an example called “diagnostic tool functionality” in your Windows Phone application using two … Continue reading

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Build a Scrollable Form in Windows Phone

This is the real time solution for Windows Phone Application Development, and increase the User Accessibility in your application. So user will not getting irritate while using your application. In this post I am going to show you how to … Continue reading

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How to detect the Windows Phone theme is Dark or Light

private const string key = “PhoneDarkThemeVisibility” private bool IsBackgroundDark(){    return ((Visibility)Application.Current.Resources[key] == Visibility.Visible);}

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How to use FM Radio API in Windows Phone

In this post I am going to show you how to use FM Radio API in Windows Phone. The Microsoft.Devices.Radio namespace contains the FMRadio API Step-1Add the following name space in your .CS file.using Microsoft.Devices.Radio; Step-2 1: // create an instance … Continue reading

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How to launch the Marketplace in the Windows Phone 7 application

  In this post I am going to show you How to launch the Marketplace programmatically. follow the below mentioned steps: Step-1 Create a new Silverlight Windows Phone ApplicationStep-2 In your MainPage.cs and add a using directive to the Microsoft.Phone.Tasks … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Emulator – Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are very useful while developing your Windows Phone applications, that basically allows to reduce the development and testing time. The following keyboard shortcuts substitute the physical buttons on a Windows Phone Emulator.  F1 = Back arrow button. Escape key can … Continue reading

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