C# helper class for parse Foursquare venue API in Windows Phone

I am developing a Windows Phone 8 app for and I need to get the list of Hospitals near Colombo, Sri Lanka and get the contact details of them. I used Foursquare Venue API from this url https://api.foursquare.com/v2/venues/search?client_id=[my_client_id]&client_secret=[my_client_secret]&v=20130815&ll=6.93,79.84&query=Hospital and the returned JSON was { “meta”: { “code”: 200 }, “response”: { “venues”: [ { “id”: “4eda2570e5fa78b16dcf7550”, “name”: […]

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MessageBox class problem (solved) in Windows Phone 8.1

In Windows Phone 8 we have to code MessageBox.Show(“Some Messsage here”); but many people had issue with using MessageBox class while catching excaption in async methods, for example MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);. This was really painful. MeeeMicrosoft has defined a solution for this with MessageDialog class This is the way to invoke message dialog in WP8.1 MessageDialog messageDialog […]

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List of Features Windows Phone 8.1 confirmed to have

•NEW File picker (see above image)•NEW Geofencing API for location-based reminders•NEW Background tasks: Bluetooth signal strength, Chat message notification, Device connection change, Device use trigger, Gatt characteristic notification, Location, Push notification, Rfcomm connection, System event, Timer•NEW Updated camera layout, similar to Windows 8.1 (see lede photo above)•VPN (Virtual Private Network)•OneDrive (previously SkyDrive) with integrated file […]

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Set Reminders periodically in WP8

My Friend Aditya Patil is a good programmer from India. He develops for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. Recently he was asking about setting Reminders perodically to remind patients about their Food timings. I have roughly done this with simple for loops. This throws exception but it works The below is the code DateTime […]

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