Microsoft Mobile Corner

Consuming REST Services from Your Mobile Application Using Swagger and AutoRest

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:09:00 GMT

Consuming services is something every application needs to do. In this article, Nick demonstrates how to document a REST service using Swagger in order to make it easy to consume from a Universal Windows Application.

Create a UWP-Based ChatBot Using the Microsoft Bot Framework Direct Line API

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:41:00 GMT

Chatbots are the new mobile application. In this article, Nick demonstrates how you can integrate a bot right into your Universal Windows Platform app via the Microsoft Bot Framework Direct Line API.

Build Data Applications for the Universal Windows Platform Using Entity Framework and SQLite

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:58:00 GMT

Saving and retrieving data is a fundamental part of all but the simplest of applications. In this article, Nick walks through getting started using Entity Framework with SQLite to persist application data.

Extending a Universal Windows Platform Media App

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Both the MediaElement and Player Framework provide rich, on-screen elements for controlling media playback. Here's how to use a Universal Windows Platform app to use both the System Media Transport Controls and Cortana to provide an alternative, more integrated player experience.