Tag: Offline Browser

Another way to close Windows Phone application from code

Correction In my previous post on how to terminate the Windows Phone application i proposed a solution that is not really in accordance with Windows Phone Marketplace Technical Cerification Requirements (see requirement 5.1.2): ” An application that closes unexpectedly fails certification. ” Even though I’m pretty sure that this requirement is not enforced since my apps use this approach and they were never rejected i decided to present another way. Some good people suggested in comments of my previous post that you can terminate current application  simply by calling the XNA Game class Exit method like this: The downside of this is Read More

How to terminate your Windows Phone application programmatically?

Its weird how in Windows Phone API there is no way to easily terminate your current application.
I guess makers of the platform did not wanted us developers to mingle with the application lifetime too much, phone should decide when an app is not needed and terminate it.

But i just simply cannot help myself, i always like to have full control, for example in my Offline Browser application i want to end the app if user presses the hardware Back Key multiple times in short time intervals…

Using Instapaper and other Mobilizer services in Offline Browser for Windows Phone

Mobile is the future! Its a known fact that mobile usage of internet is growing. More and more people are using primarily their phones and tablets to browse the web. Yet many websites are still not optimized for small screen devices. My application Offline Browser for Windows Phone allows you to save whole web pages for later offline reading, but what to do if the website is not optimized for mobile devices? Mobilize it! This is where the concept of Mobilizer Services comes in. Offline Browser supports multiple web services that can transform given web page into simpler version, where Read More

Using Offline Browser for Windows Phone as Instapaper client

Lets set some expectations here. We wont be adding new items to Instapaper.com reading list or removing items or anything similar.

We can use our desktop PC for that.

Here we will just explain how to use Offline Browser for Windows Phone to get all those links from Instapaper.com reading list via RSS feed and download them to the phone so we can read them whenever we want – even when we are offline.