windows phone 8

Must-have NuGet packages

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. So here you go: JSON.NET Although JSON serialization […]

Portable class libraries or source code sharing?

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 advantages are. That way you can employ these techniques in […]

Patterns for sharing code in Windows Phone and Windows 8 Applications

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 kernel, there certainly are quite a few differences. One key piece of interoperability between […]