I’m always looking for ways to make use of the new features available in an updated platform. So one of my apps, a Daily offer app (iBood), could have a nice Tap and Share functionality, to share the weblink to the Daily offer. But how am I going to develop this? I still have no Windows Phone 8 device, even worse, to test this I thought two devices were needed. I’m wrong! The app can be tested within the Windows Phone emulator which indeed supports NFC. But uh, there’s a need for another device. And there’s a solution for that as well, the Proximity Tapper! There’s a lot of documentation on the Proximity Tapper website, but basically al I want it to do, is to virtually Tap the emulator.
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