Push Notifications in Windows 8: Listing 4


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Data;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Imaging;
using System.Windows.Navigation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;
namespace VSMWnsPushNotifier
    /// <summary>
    /// Interaction logic for MainWindow.xaml
    /// </summary>
    public partial class MainWindow : Window
        public MainWindow()
        private void LoadPushTypes()
            List<PushTypeViewModel> pushTypes = new List<PushTypeViewModel>();
            foreach (var pushType in Enum.GetValues(typeof(PushNotifier.PushType)))
                pushTypes.Add(new PushTypeViewModel() { Text = pushType.ToString(), 
                Value = Convert.ToInt32(pushType).ToString() });
            PushType.ItemsSource = pushTypes;
            PushType.DisplayMemberPath = "Text";
            PushType.SelectedValuePath = "Value";
        private void Notify_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
          WnsAuthorization.OAuthToken oAuthToken = WnsAuthorization.GetOAuthToken(SecretKey.Password, Sid.Password);
          PushNotifier notifier = new PushNotifier(PushUri.Text, oAuthToken.AccessToken);
          PushNotifier.PushType pushType = (PushNotifier.PushType)Enum.Parse(typeof(PushNotifier.PushType),
          if (notifier.SendNotification(pushType, Message.Text, ImageSource.Text))
              Status.Content = "Success!";
              Status.Content = "Failed to send";

About the Author

Eric Vogel is a Sr. Software Developer at Kunz, Leigh, & Associates in Okemos, MI. He is the president of the Greater Lansing User Group for .NET. Eric enjoys learning about software architecture and craftsmanship, and is always looking for ways to create more robust and testable applications. Contact him at vogelvision@gmail.com.