Bogdan Bujdea

Windows Platform Developer

Windows Phone

Using DeviceFamily specific views with Caliburn.Micro

I was reading an article about building adaptive layout in Windows 10 with RelativePanel and AdaptiveTrigger, and one of the topics was about device family specific views. I was using a Caliburn.Micro project to test what I was reading, and it was all working perfect until I created a view for the mobile family. My view […]

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Why I’m a happy Windows Phone Developer

In my last post I talked about what are the bad parts when you’re developing for the Windows platform, now I’m going to do the opposite and talk about why I’m a happy Windows Phone developer. I’ll also make some comparisons with iOS and Android, so if I say something that it’s not true, or maybe […]

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Testable code vs clean code

clean code

  I wrote my first blog article 1.5 years ago, and it was about how TDD made me a happy developer. In that article I talked about how TDD helps me write clean code, refactor code without breaking it, decrease debugging time and improve my career. I’m still a Test Driven Developer, but when I […]

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Access violation crash on Windows Phone devices

I’m currently working on a Windows Phone 8.1 app and I noticed that the app crashes when I test it on my Lumia 930. The weird thing was that I was getting no exception, the debug session was stopped when I was navigating in the app. I tried to catch unhandled exception but this also failed. […]

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New challenge for Word Flow users

Fast Swipe

1 year ago Microsoft announced that the word flow keyboard is coming with Windows Phone 8.1. It was so good, that the world record was beaten by a WP user using word flow: http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-word-flow-keyboard-sets-world-record-16-languages, and for me it was one more reason to be proud for being a WP user. This is why I decided to create […]

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