New layout for Developer Blogs and News Sources section

We have made some usability changes to the layout of Developer Blogs and News Sources section. With the new layout you will be able to see an aggregated feed from all the news sources at once. Also you will find a fuller screen space for a more immersible reading experience. The new changes would also make…

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7 Best Free Fonts of 2013 for use in Apps and Games

Each and every design element of your app or game is significant, collectively they play an important role in making your app or game a hit with the users. Keeping this in mind, we have handpicked some of the best free fonts that were made available last year, 2013 to assist you in your design. Instead of…

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How to use custom fonts in Windows Phone and Windows Store apps

Using a custom font in Windows Phone and Windows Store apps is quite simple. Following steps will work with both type of apps. For this demo we will use the font Elegant Ink from Monika’s post where she handpicked 7 best free fonts from 2013. Add font to solution Add the font (TTF) to your solution and mark it as “Content” in Build Action…

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Weekly Digest for Developers: Jan 01 – Jan 05, 2014

Welcome to this week’s (Jan 01 – Jan 05) weekly digest for Developers. In this post we will round up all the news, headlines and useful developer blog posts from the last week that were worth checking out for windows phone and windows 8 developers. If you find this useful then do make sure to come back…

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Must have apps for Windows Phone App Developers

To be a successful windows phone app developer one needs to be on top of every aspect of the app life-cycle which not just includes the development of the app but also following key aspects: Research – Analysis of similar/competitor apps, Discovery of pre-built tools, libraries, UI controls, icons and resources available for app development.…

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