How to Launch Maps in a Universal App

At the Microsoft //Build/ Conference last April, the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK (WP8.1) was released as a preview. With the release of this SDK one of the new templates added to Visual Studios now allows you to create universal apps. Universals apps allow you to build an app for Windows and Windows Phone while, at the same time, share code, user controls, styles, strings, and other assets between the two projects in Visual Studio. This saves time having to develop code for each platform.  In this blog post we are going create a set of reusable tools inside of a universal app for launching the maps app in Windows 8 and WP8.1…READ MORE