Access Camera Roll in Windows 8.1 Universal App (WP + W)

Tonight I started working on a random project for Windows Phone 8.1. I didn't plan to create a Windows 8 application, but figured I'd give the new Universal App a try to leave my options open. Anyways let's get to it... The app needs access to the users camera…

Binding a ListPicker to an Enum

A common thing I find myself doing when using the MVVM pattern within Windows Phone development is binding an Enum to a list picker. Recently I took some time to expand my libraries to help with this. The first problem to tackle is converting the enum to something that the…

Localization of Windows Phone App Settings

I've recently been working to update my Windows Phone app #places to allow the user to customize a few of their search options. One of those settings is the unit of measurement for the distance between the user and the search result. In a nutshell, I want the user to…