Category: Windows Phone

Launchers for Maps in Windows Phone 8

The Windows Phone 8 SDK includes 4 different Launchers for Map related functionality. These include MapsTask MapsDirectionsTask MapDownloaderTask MapUpdaterTask When using the Maps functionality, make sure that you enable the ID_CAP_MAPS and ID_CAP_LOCATION capabilities in …

Detecting if the Windows Phone has Front Facing Camera

If you want to programmatically detect if the Windows Phone has the front facing camera , you can easily do it using the Microsoft.Devices.Camera.IsCameraTypeSupported method . The Microsoft.Devices.Camera.IsCameraTypeSupported determines and lets the user know if …