Kenneth Truyers
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Kenneth Truyers

.NET developer at Appyparking, Pluralsight Author and Microsoft MVP


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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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Create Windows 8 RT/Metro Icons

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I started developing my XBMC Remote for Windows 8 RT / Metro and I have come across a nice little feature in the API which I want to share. For Windows Phone, I had to create all the icons myself. Visual Studio 2012, creates a file called StandardStyles.xaml (…