Hi, my name is Marco. Working as a Senior Software Architect at Philips. I'm an Opensource Maintainer and Contributor. If you like my work, consider to sponsor my work.
I wrote my first blog March 2011. Mostly I'm writing on software development. In total I wrote 75 articles in 7 categories. Use search below to filter by title or click a category or tag to filter by tag or category.
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When developing Windows Phone apps I love to use the theme accent colors in my apps. Since there are some new theme colors in Windows Phone 8 I started searching for their color codes. Lucky me I found them on msdn "Theme for Windows Phone"). Now you may be thinking how to use the colors in your own Windows Phone apps. The Color object doesn't contain a color called Emerald. So I created a small class to help me out with this issue. First of all I created a small static helper method to convert…