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Krzysztof Krzyskow

.net developer and enthusiast straight outta Poznan (Poland).

File Queries in UWP

It's been a long time since last post ...but now it's time to get back to more frequent and regular blogging. Today I'm going to say a couple words about files querying in UWP. What's wrong with GetFilesAsync()? In last post ab...

Files in UWP

Quite important peace of SoSmartTv project is reading and playing video files. Let's see how to handle basic input/output operations in Universal applications. Basic IO handlers In UWP all important IO related classes exist in Windows.Storag...

Unit Tests in UWP

Every well written code cannot exist without unit tests (of course you can stay on stand point that there is no better place to test your code than production environment, but I'm not trying to convince you ;)). In classic world of Windows de...

Pimp my json contract

In last post i presented how to obtain C# object from json format using Newtonsoft.Json library in UWP. In this post let's focus on how to modify output class for our needs. Before we start, i present below, the trimmed version of json return...

TMDb, give me my json

In last post I presented TMDb that provides free movie data API. Let's see what has to be done to grab a json from API and digest it in UWP How to get data from TMDb Api? To perform any request on production API you have to pass unique api_ke...

Internet, give me my movie details

When you browse your home video library you would like to see something more (like on the picture below) than just a plain list of movies titles. It's good to see the poster, plot, credits, ratings exactly those details that have on IMDB, Rot...

Xaml Universal App and Prism navigation

phew... that was very long and unproductive week ;) But it's time to pick up next topic. Lets see how does the navigation present in Prism 6 for UWP, that is still quite fresh - first release of version 6.0.0 has been made in October 2015. B...

Xaml Universal App and built-in navigation

Lets start work on the project from fundamental part - video player written with C#/Xaml in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) that takes advantage of .Net Core Framework. UWP Xaml has couple significant differences compared to the worn out WPF imp...

Intro to SoSmartTv project

"Daj się poznać 2016" Competition began at the 1st of March so at the beginning couple of words what is it all about. Daj się poznać 2016 (dajsiepoznac.pl) Competition takes place from March to end of May. Rules are very simple:You need to star...

Hello World

Welcome to my very first blogpost folks! This blog is for the money, for the show and for the fame. Kidding. It is inspired by dajsiepoznac.pl and it is about getting dev-things done (my first pet project in the history that will drive me to the w...