Welcome to this week’s (Feb 2 – Feb 9) weekly digest for Developers. In this post we round up all the news, headlines and useful developer blog posts from all around the world that happened in last week and were related to Windows Phone and Windows 8 development.
News Sites & Official Blogs
- Promoting your paid app for free can have ‘staggering’ results
- Crank up the creativity dial with three new Nokia MixRadio Challenges
- The ‘DVLUP Effect’ brings out the best in app developers
- Money-making tips for your Windows Phone and Asha apps
- Introducing the new hub control for heterogeneous data
- Exclusive – Windows 8.1 Update 1 Information: Modern Apps Get Special Jumplist and Media Playback Features from Taskbar
- Microsoft Facebook Hackathon: Recap
- Over 7,000 languages, just 1 Windows
- Introducing Microsoft’s new CEO: Satya Nadella
- C# among more popular programming languages for 2014
- How much is a good app store review worth?
- Windows Phone 8 with Caliburn Micro: Data Binding
- Generating Sample GPS Data for the Windows Phone Emulator
- SQLite performance tuning in a Windows 8 Store app
- A Behavior to close Flyouts via MVVM in Windows 8.1 Store apps
- [Windows 8(.1)] How to load items incrementally when using a FlipView ?
- Developing Windows 8 apps on Windows 8.1 Dev Machine (Updated)
- Extension Methods for Selecting From Nested Lists
- Generic FindInTree(Func) Method
- “Auto History” Extension – Keep track of your code changes in VisualStudio 2013
- Make An App Dev Happy Day
- Rx and Getting Paged Data from the MovieDb API
- WWSDev: The Story of Sanjay Sharma, long time developer from India and Maker of Avirall
- Visual Studio Tips and Tricks: 5 great keyboard shortcuts
- Multilingual App Toolkit v2.2 released
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Thanks to all the news sites and to all super developers for sharing your knowledge. Keep writing and sharing.
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