Mobile 130: Getting Started With Windows 10

Mobile 130: Getting Started With Windows 10

by on ‎11-30-2016 10:56 AM - edited on ‎11-30-2016 01:34 PM by (75 Views)

To integrate the Tealium-Windows Library:

  1. Build .dll
  2. Add to Project
  3. Initialize
  4. Track Events
  5. Run Simulator
  6. Sideload Device
  7. Additional Info
  8. Version History

0. Requirements

  • Windows 10+
  • Visual Studio Community 2015+
  • Tealium AudienceStream account (consult your Tealium Account manager)

1. Build the Tealium .dll:

a. Open the TealiumUWP folder: TealiumUWP.sln.

b. Build the solution:

                              BuildDLL.png

2. Add to a Universal App Project:

a. Add Reference: TealiumUWP.dll:

                              AddReference.png

b. Change Property: Copy Local: to False for the TealiumUWP dll reference and the TealiumUWP dll refere in your app project:

                              Tealium_dll_copy_local.pngProject_dll_copy_local.png

 

3. Initialize:

a. In the Project's App.xaml.css file:  add import header: using TealiumUWP:

                              AddHeader.png

b. Initialize the singleton:

// Sample
Tealium.Initialize("yourAccount", "yourProfile", "dev_qa_or_prod", TealiumLogLevel.DEBUG)

4. Track Events:

Track any events that occur in the app such as button clicks or lifecycle.

// Basic track call
Tealium.Track("event_name");

// With optional data
Dictionary<string, string> data = new Dictionary<string, string>();
data.Add("someStringKey", "someStringValue_or_stringifiedArrayOfStrings");
Tealium.Track("event_name_with_data", data)

// With callback function pointer
public void someFunctionToCallBack(bool c){
// ... code here
}
Tealium.Track("event_name_with_callback", data, someFunctionToCallBack)

 

5. Running Simulator

a. Set application to build and deploy:

ConfigurationManager_half.PNGConfigurationManager_Deploy.png

b. Compile and run:

                            SImulator_Run.png 

6. Sideload onto a Device

a. Resolve any certificate requirements:

  1. Double-click Package.appxmanifest
  2. Select 'Packaging' tab
  3. Click on 'Choose Certificate'
  4. Select the 'Configure Certificate' drop-down
  5. Select 'Create test certificate' (or other valid certificate)
  6. Create password if needed
  7. Click 'OK'

Certificate_Appxmanifest_PackagingTab.PNG

Certificate_Appxmanifest_PackagingTab_CreateTestCertificate.PNG

b. Create App Package:

  1. Right-click Project: Store: Create App Package.
  2. Select 'No' to upload to Windows store.
  3. Make sure 'Generate app bundle:" is set to 'Always'
  4. Click 'Create'
  5. Note location of output folder

 Sideload_Store.pngStore_create_package.pngStore_create_package_configure.pngStore_create_package_confirm.png

c. Load onto device:

  1. In a browser, navigate to: http://<device_ip>/AppManager.htm
  2. Select 'Apps'
  3. +Install app: App Package: select the .appsxsymbundle
  4. +Install app: Dependency: add a dependency for each dependency file in the Dependency folder
  5. Select Deploy: Go to load the app on to the device

AppManager.pngAppManager_appsxsymbundle.png

AppManager_dependencies.png

7. Additional Info

5. Version History:

1.0.0 (current)