Very quick post here.

So I recently retargeted a WP8 app to WP8.1 (Silverlight) and tried adding a background task, but kept getting an UnauthorizedAccessException when attempting to register the task.

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Recently I’ve had to do some audio recording within a WinRT app, which is usually a fairly simple task as is demonstrated right here.

My problem with it was with encoding. When you set off to record something you can set up your own MediaEncodingProfile, or use one of the presets by calling, for example, MediaEncodingProfile.CreateM4a(...)

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A few weeks ago when I was at the //publish event in London I had some trouble getting my code to work properly. You know, because the day you need to hack something together quickly is the day the computer goes “I know what you want to do, but you’re missing something, and I can’t tell you what”.

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Yesterday I went to the //Publish event in London and it was quite awesome! It kicked off at 10am right after breakfast, and went on for 12 straight hours of coding. I had big plans for the day but Telerik and .Net seemed to be against me so I only managed to push out an update for an app (more on that later).

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I have new published app on the market! There’s still a lot of stuff I want to add to the app in the coming weeks/months, but it was ready for a v1 release. I’ll update this post once new stuff has been pushed to the app.

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