So, I just had a problem where my Toast messages sent for my Shippin’ Buddy app weren’t being sent. These used to work fine, deep linking into the app. For some reason, they just stopped working and I about gave myself a concussion trying to figure out why. I was able to narrow the problem down to the
Now perhaps this is how it’s been the whole time, and a bug allow my initial testing messages to go through. Or maybe, somewhere along the way, I updated my code and took out something that was encoding it. Either way, I’ve had a hard time finding this documented from searching Google. Either way, the notifications are working again, I just hate I had to have a user notify me that it wasn’t working when it used to.
Ok, it actually is documented (and probably standard for XML anyway) in Microsoft’s “Sending push notifications for Windows Phone“. Feeling stupid now, but at least it’s working….