In technology environment, there are a lot of terms and abbreviations that we need to know. One of them is XAP. Some people who are not expert or do not understand about technology terms, they will not know what XAP is.
It is a project made with the Microsoft Cross- Platform Audio Creations Tool and it is saved in a text format and contains the intermediate form of the information generated by XACT. It includes sound banks (.XSB files), complete descriptions of wave banks (.XWB files and global settings (.XGS files).
Files of XAP can be opened and viewed in a text editor, but they should not be edited manually. Instead, you need to know that project files should not be modified with XACT. There is also XAP file association 2. It is application package originally made for Microsoft Silverlight which is a web browser plug in enabling rich media content but now it also used for Windows Phone 7 mobile applications and it includes a .XAML file called AppManifes.xaml and may include .DLL files reference by the software saved in the .ZIP format. XAP files are usually used for distributing Windows Phone 7 applications.
Programs that can be used for opening XAP files are Windows, Mac, and Windows Phone. If you use Silverlight, you may experience that your XAP file has been cached in your browser and you need to empty your browser cache to solve it. If you use Google Chrome, you are able to access Options, and then go to Clear Browsing History and then Empty the Cache and click Clear Browsing data. It will be worse if you have a customer which says “I cannot see the new features you just implemented” and then you are aware that it is a cached XAP problem. To solve this, you are able to add a unique query string to the source param to force the XAP file to be refreshed if the Visual Studio Debugger is attached. Then, if the Visual Studio Debugger is not attached, you have to add the source param as Visual Studio generates it. It is also in case you forget to remove the code in the production environment. Then, the ASP.NET code to be inline with my .ASPX page.
Now, you may wonder how to do XAP web browser downloads for Windows HX. Well, to know how to do this, you are able to join to the forum of XDA developers or other forum which talk about anything related to technology. In that kind of forum, you are able to ask anything and other members will help you to answer your questions based on their knowledge and experience.
Nowadays, having knowledge about technology is important. Moreover, when we face some problems with out gadget, then we need to do something to solve it. So, the existence of that kind of forum is very important to help people who do not really understand about technology. We are sorry for the lack of this article and thank you for reading this.