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I passed!

There was I thinking that my exam didn’t go well but this morning I got notification that I had passed the exam! This is the 1st time that I have been an MCP in any way. I am well chuffed!

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Posted in Phone

An end to the good times before they even start? …

On may the 18th I published an article that actually managed the biggest view numbers that I have had on any blog post that I have previously written: More good times for app developers? I think this is mainly down

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Posted in ARM, C#, Phone, Silverlight, Windows 8, WP7

The WP7 Marketplace and the Enterprise

Being a windows phone developer I must say that the Mango platform update has me very excited (except a 30min and 15 second agent restriction leaves me underwhelmed – but that’s another story). One aspect of Mango that Microsoft have

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Posted in Phone, WP7

From demo to featured application

Part of the agenda for each WPUG meeting is to give time for people to demonstrate their application to the rest of the attendees. These applications can be a finished product or something that has just been started by the

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Posted in Cardiff WPUG, Phone, WP7

WP7 Text Boxes – OnEnter (my 1st Behaviour).

One problem I have encountered on various WP7 apps (including my own applications) is moving between text boxes on a page. The problem can present itself when the SIP is being displayed in front of the next control that requires

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Posted in Phone, Silverlight, WP7

I made this …

Pathfinder has finally hit the app marketplace for the UK.  We will be posting a video of some of the features very soon. I am quite proud to say that this app went from being a simple ‘featured’ application to

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Posted in Phone, WP7

Launch day shopping…

Just had a mooch around Cardiff to see what’s out there in WP7 land and here is what I found: Orange Posters in the windows and the shops have had stock yay! One shop was given one -  which they

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Posted in Phone, WP7

WP7 Don’t give false impressions.

Looking at our app submission I spotted that our app states that it requires access to the phones identity: Looking at the WMAppManifest.xml shows that the app doesn’t state that it will do this: So it must be my code.

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Posted in C#, Phone, WP7

WP7 What to do before the tools are released.

Ok so you have just read the announcement on the Windows Phone Developer Blog that we won’t be seeing the tools for a few more weeks. And you have just read that the Pano Pivot and Bing maps controls are

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Posted in Phone, Silverlight, VS2010, WP7

Windows Phone 7 – Starting out

The one thing about having to take a train home after an event is that is gives you a chance to create a blog entry after it, yesterday was a long day so please forgive any mistakes! Yesterday I attended

Posted in Phone, WP7
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