Coding4Fun Toolkit v2.0.9 Released

How could I not blog about this? I mean it's the Coding4Fun Toolkit! :)

This is a great story of how OSS can be kept alive and going. The original team have moved on but the community didn't let it die and instead took over and kept it moving forward...

Coding4Fun v2.0.9 released #wpdev #windev #winrt

Coding4Fun toolkit v2.0.9 for Windows Platform dev has been released and packages are available for download from Nuget.

This update builds additional support for Windows Runtime on Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1. Controls added to this release include

  • MetroFlow control (Windows 8.1 and WP 8.1)
  • Prompts (Toast, User, Message, Input, PasswordInput) for WP 8.1
  • BrushToBrushConverter now allows use of parameter to set output Opacity.

AppBarPrompt requires additional work the port wasn’t successful first time around.

If you've never seen or used the Coding4Fun Toolkit, check out this post...

Great News! Coding4Fun Toolkit Controls are supported for Windows Phone 8.1- Part 1 (C#-Xaml)

Introduction:

Yesterday i found from twitter as 'Coding4Fun Toolkit is Supported for Windows Phone 8.1'.And i want to be say thanks to Hermit Dave for sharing this info on twitter. Now Coding4Fun toolkit v2.0.9 for Windows Platform dev has been released and packages are available for download from Nuget.

In WindowsPhone 8.0 we got lot of additional controls from Coding4Fun,The Coding4Fun Toolkit has multiple controls and useful items for XAML based applications.And current version v2.0.9  includes following controls.

  • MetroFlow control (Windows 8.1 and WP 8.1)
  • Prompts (Toast, User, Message, Input,About, PasswordInput) for WP 8.1
  • BrushToBrushConverter now allows use of parameter to set output Opacity.
Note: In Version 2.0.8,support was added for windowsphone store 8.1 and now more controls were ported across in 2.0.9. So that 2.0.9 is second version for wp8.1 store :)
For more information, please visit this link.However from above available controls,This article will teach you about 'How to use MessagePrompt control in WindowsPhone store 8.1 ?'.

Requirements:

  • This sample is targeted for windowsphone store 8.1 OS,So make sure you’ve downloaded and installed the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK. For more information, see Get the SDK.
  • I assumes that you’re going to test your app on the Windows Phone emulator. If you want to test your app on a phone, you have to take some additional steps. For more info, see Register your Windows Phone device for development.
  • This post assumes you’re using Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows.

Description:

First of all, Open Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows and then create new project type Blank App(Ex:Coding4Fun_WindowsPhoneStore)

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Source code is available here.

Summary:

From this article we have learned "MessageProprt Control in windowsphone 8.1 application".

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You can get it from NuGet;

And of course from the project page;

Coding4Fun Toolkit

This is where Coding4Fun will house all our cool controls and tools that we come up with!  If there is a bug [report], a needed control/feature that could benefit everyone [chat], or you want to help out [email], please reach out to us!

Who uses us?  A lot of people but we only know if you tell us! If you use the Coding4Fun Tookit in your application, please let us know!

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