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How to Search for a Contact in WP7 using the Contacts class?

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In last two blog posts we learnt how to programmatically Save Contacts in WP7 and Retrieve Contact Information. Now after these, you may want to programmatically search for specific contact. So how to do this?   Windows Phone 7 SDK provides that API for you. You can use that API to asynchronously search for a contact by different parameters. Continue reading the complete post to learn more about the class and search mechanism. Don’t forget to read out my other blog posts too.   Know About the API The phone 7 SDK provides
a sealed class called “Contacts” derived from “PhoneDataSharingContext”. You can find this class in the namespace “Microsoft.Phone.UserData”, which provides a asynchronous method named “SearchAsynch()”. This method takes search query string and kinds of filter as parameter to search for the specific keywords. The “SearchCompleted” event returns the matched contacts to the user.   Here is the meta data of the “Contacts” class: ......(Read whole news on source site)

Backbone Contacts with CoffeeScript, MVC4 , and Web API

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Backbone.js has quickly become one of JavaScript’s premier MV* frameworks. It offers simple flexibility, and language features that just make sense. MVC has also become one of the web’s most popular server side frameworks and the latest iteration, MVC4 was recently released into beta. One of it’s newer features is called, Web API and [...]

Endless Pagination - Load content using DevExpress ASP.NET while scrolling

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Check out this solution to provide an 'endless pagination' feature to your DevExpress ASP.NET enabled websites: A DevExpress ASP.NET Approach You can achieve the above sample using these DevExpress ASP.NET controls: ASPxCallback ASPxLoadingPanel ASPxPanel JavaScript methods from our ASPxClientUtils object Take a look at this code central sample here: ASPxCallback - How to load the content while scrolling - Auto page growth on scrolling down (
target="_blank">online demo) I'll talk about the magic of the JavaScript code below but first, let's look at the general problem and why using an 'endless pagination' solution can help. Large Datasets Large datasets on the web are not uncommon anymore. So how do you deal with these large amounts of data without overwhelming the user with a ton of information at once? You paginate the data into smaller chunks: Endless pagination or infinite scrolling Endless pagination (or infinite scrolling) is used by many companies like,,...(Read whole news on source site)