What's New in Q1 2013
With this release, we introduce to you our brand new BarCode control designed to work with the Windows Phone 8 environment.
The BarCode component can turn any data into industry-standard barcode or a QR code and easily place it in your app. Not only, building shopping apps and integrating them with the Windows Phone wallet is easier than ever. Your users can store a bunch of loyalty cards directly on your app.
Our LiveTileHelper component is now better enabling you to create and update tiles linking to pages within your application. Moreover, it allows you to use each of the new templates and add custom UI elements as their content.
The BarCode component can turn any numerical data into industry-standard barcode formats and easily place it in your app. Not only. By using the built-in automatic input validation to ensure the values being used match the barcode type.
Need to visualize textual information, you can easily turn it into a Quick Response (QR) Code which is readable by QR scanners, as well as mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. Moreover, the ready code can be pinned to the start screen right away. Watch a short video
Enhancements to Existing Components
New Tile Templates for LiveTileHelper
Users of Windows Phone love the dynamic live tiles on the start screen. With Windows Phone 8 these tiles are even more customisable than before with new sizes and new templates. Our LiveTileHelper expands your options even more. This component can be used to create and update tiles linking to pages within your application and allows you to use each of the new templates and add custom UIElements as their content.