U2U Blog Center

For developers and other creative minds

Welcome at the U2U Blog Center

U2U has built up the last 10 years a huge amount of expertise in the Microsoft .NET Framework. Expertise they have always shared in the community. Below you can find a list of the blogs maintained by U2U trainers.

Tracking with Tiles and Toasts

This article shows a way to implement multiple alarm clock functionality in a Windows (Store or Enterprise) MVVM XAML App. We’ll use locally scheduled Toast and Tile Notifications to track the progress of a workflow - like a workout scheme or a cooking recipe. The workflow can be started, paused, re... [More]

Using OneDrive files from a Windows 8 Store app

This article explains how to let a Windows Store app manage a list of files in a working folder on the user’s OneDrive, without continuously opening file pickers. Some apps need to store more personal user data than the roaming folder can handle. A folder on the user’s OneDrive is a nice place to st... [More]