Windows Store apps for Absolute Beginners with C#

Part 29: Incorporating Push Notifications

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Continuing from the previous lesson, this lesson demonstrate how to utilize push notifications from Windows Notification Services to provide information or state updates to the user from the cloud on the Windows 8 start page.
 
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    • golnazal

      opening thread

    • Adnan84
      In Packing Tab, Choose Certificate button on the Publisher line. 
      Then select Select from file from the Configure Certificate drop-down list and select
      Contoso.pfx.....does not work for me. :(

      I got error message box and it says:

      "The Manifest designer could not import the certificate.
      The certificate you selected is not valid for signing because it is either expired or has another
      issue. For more........."
    • Clint

      @Adnan84: by now it is totally possible that test cert has expired.  This sample was created well over a year in the past.  You'll have to create a different one.

    • Stephanie

      I think there need to be some certificates that don't expire. If it's on MSDN.com and it's for educational purposes, then it needs to continue to work even if it's been more than a year. Or maybe make a new certificate and post that? There are always new people wanting to learn, DEVUNLEASHED events that get people inspired, etc.

    • BobTabor

      @Stephanie: Agree.  I'm guessing there's more to it I don't understand, but I agree.

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