The recently announced Windows Phone 8 platform supports the ability to customize the lock screen. This article walks a Windows Phone Application developer through the steps to provide lock screen notifications for their application as well as set the lock screen background.
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Live tiles make interaction more personal by providing notifications on the Start screen itself. Join Vipul Patel in a walk-through of the basics of Windows Phone 8 Tiles.
Windows Phone 8 has a lot of great features. Get insights into the new features in the Windows 8 platform that you, as a developer, can target in your applications.
(Updated) Vipul Patel walks mobile application developers through getting started with Windows Phone 8 development.
Vipul Patel walks you through building a working Windows 8 application that is powered by the recently announced Windows Azure Mobile Services. This application demonstrates the ease of building a working application for mobile devices in a very short time, using the tools offered by Microsoft.
Learn how to create killer mobile apps by leaving traditional integration strategies behind, and relying on Platform as a Service (PaaS) providers to deliver the apps users love.
The recent release of Mono for Android 4.2 brings with it new support for building a user interface (UI) in the form of the Xamarin Designer. Paul Ferrill reviews both MonoDevelop and Visual Studio 2010 on 32- and 64-bit Windows 7.
Laurence Moroney shares a step-by-step of how to quickly create a simple list view in iOS using the UITableView control.
Are you ready to build or port your apps over to the new Windows 8 Metro UI? Chris Bennet walks you through a high-level overview of the Metro UI design, features, development and deployment of apps.
Laurence Moroney shows you how to navigate between multiple iOS app views using the built-in navigation controller, and how it manages the transitions between the views on your behalf.
Laurence Moroney shows you how to launch your first application and how to build a slightly more complex 'Hello World' application that processes user input.
Perhaps you’ve always wanted to write that latest, greatest iOS application for iPhone, iPod or iPad, but didn’t know the best way to get started. Laurence Moroney shows you how to get started with iOS development.
Microsoft is working hard to improve adoption of its cloud computing platform. To tap into non-Windows markets, it has released toolkits for both iOS and Android. In this article, we explore the offerings of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Android.
Android intents are the foundation for the powerful application integration system that helps set Android apart from competing platforms.
Find out what you can do today to prepare your existing and planned Android apps for the highly-anticipated Ice Cream Sandwich release.
Motorola recently released a special API that Android developers can use to integrate the ATRIX fingerprint reader into their Android apps. Learn how to use it!
Amazon Appstore for Android has become a very popular way to publish and distribute Android applications. This is good for Android developers, right?
How does a traditional Web developer bridge the technical gap between Web and mobile environments? Enter PhoneGap.