Category Archives: How To

Creating a Numbers only TextBox

So this isn’t a major problem, but in an app like Shoppers Calculator, there are various places where numbers get entered, and a lot of repeat code to validate entry, or limit the user to a certain number of decimal … Continue reading

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Using app bar icons outside the app bar – how to get light / dark theming to work

The Windows Phone SDK provides a bunch of stock app bar icons and there are several other libraries. You can also make your own, by creating a white on transparent image in a png, at 76 x 76 pixels. These … Continue reading

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QML Paging Using ListView

I originally published this How-To at Forum.Nokia and is an updated version of my entry into the QtQuick competiton. There are many uses for paging in mobile apps. One use is to create something like a desktop view – Symbian … Continue reading

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QtQuick – How to develop for the device, on the device

One cool thing about QtQuick that I realized today is that it should be possible to develop for you device, on your device. And i can now say that yes, it’s only a Hello World app, but at no point … Continue reading

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