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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

Cardiff–WPUG #2

On June 1st we had the second user group meeting in Cardiff. It was quite an impressive turnout and I would like to say thanks to all those who came along. We do have a nice group of people building

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Posted in Cardiff WPUG, WP7

Tile Maker

One of my applications on the marketplace is the countdown tile application. This is a simple application that when pinned to the home screen lets you see a countdown of the number of days until a certain date. This application

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Posted in Live Tiles, Tile Maker, VS2010, 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

Cardiff – WPUG March 2011

Ok so meeting Number 1 down and definite call for more! From the feedback that I have received people did find it very useful and they are also expecting more. Some pointers to follow on from my talk: The developer

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Posted in Cardiff WPUG, 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

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
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