Category: Windows Phone

How to open the keyboard when using TextBox.Focus in UWP 0

How to open the keyboard when using TextBox.Focus in UWP

I’m working on a small Romanian news reader and I encountered a problem when I was trying to focus on a text box control. The flow was like this: click on “Search” button from...

Access violation crash on Windows Phone devices 0

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,...

Fast Swipe 0

New challenge for Word Flow users

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...

Daily tip #2: Enable word flow in WP 8.1 0

Daily tip #2: Enable word flow in WP 8.1

As many of you already know, Windows Phone 8.1 comes with the word flow keyboard. This means that you can swipe in order to write text, instead of typing character by character. However, word...

Daily tip #1: Caliburn.Micro IoC is not initialized 0

Daily tip #1: Caliburn.Micro IoC is not initialized

It’s been more than half a year since I made this blog and I haven’t made more than 10 posts, so I thought that I should start writing all kinds of stuff that I...

Windows Phone TDD Part 4: The proper way to do MVVM 0

Windows Phone TDD Part 4: The proper way to do MVVM

A few days ago a friend asked me if you should put the business logic in the Models and the ViewModels from MVVM. Basically, my answer was like this: I will talk about just two...

Windows Phone TDD Part 3: Writing the first test 2

Windows Phone TDD Part 3: Writing the first test

In the previous tutorial you saw how I installed Caliburn.Micro in my project. Now I will show you how to create the project for the unit tests, and I will write a small test...