Based on the experience of writing NFC apps for Windows, I’ve now published the first articles that explain concepts of how the Proximity APIs work, as well as how to accomplish certain use cases:
- How to Acquire and Publish Content from / to NFC Tags and Proximity Peers
The important basics you need to know when getting started with NFC development. Covers reading, writing as well as tag contents.
- How to Launch Apps via Proximity APIs (NFC)
Explains and summarizes the four different options you have to launch an app on a device using NFC.
- How to Create Cross-Platform LaunchApp NFC Tags
Write tags that directly launch an app on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Symbian and Android.
- How to Store Geo Coordinates on an NFC Tag
Storing geo coordinates is not standardized – this articles contains tips and tricks on how to create a cross-platform geo tag that also works on Windows 8.