Javascript

Replacing Notepad with your Favorite Editor

We all love our good old Notepad. Don’t we? Especially when other tools have configured notepad.exe as their default “editor”, or file associations link to notepad.exe. For all those whose love is fading, I have a simple solution at hand. I’ve written a little node.js CLI application that allows you to define a replacement for notepad.exe. To get started read the installation guidelines on github. For the impatient (example for Sublime):

AngularJS and WinJS in a Windows Phone 8.1 App

In this post I’ll run you through a sample on how to include AngularJS in a WinJS Windows Phone 8.1 app. I won’t put much emphasis on the actual app code, the integration part is more interesting. One word of caution though: The integration done here is a bit more than the usual quick and dirty sample but still not perfect. More on that later. Getting the basic project ready Create a new JavaScript Blank App for Windows Phone 8.