Kenneth Truyers
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Kenneth Truyers

.NET developer at Appyparking, Pluralsight Author and Microsoft MVP


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Must-have NuGet packages

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NuGet is awesome! There are so many packages though that it’s very difficult to know which ones are useful and which can be missed. Therefore I have created a list of the NuGet packages that I find most useful when developing for Windows Phone and Windows 8. S…

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Portable class libraries or source code sharing?

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Earlier I wrote a blog post on a specific method to implement code sharing between Windows Store and Windows Phone applications. In this post I want to zoom out a little bit and look at the different techniques available and explain what the differences and ad…

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Tombstoning made easy in Windows Phone MVVM

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Tombstoning your application data in Windows Phone can be tricky when you are using the MVVM pattern. In order to save your data you have to do it between the NavigatedTo and NavigatedFrom events of the page. In your ViewModel you don’t have access to these ev…

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Patterns for sharing code in Windows Phone and Windows 8 Applications

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Background With the latest batch of releases in Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Microsoft has been trying to close the gap between both development platforms. (The old “write once, run everywhere”-idea) Although both platforms are based on the same Windows 8 ker…