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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

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

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

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

oData call debugging.

  If you find yourself looking at error responses from the WCF data service  that only tell you ‘An error occurred while processing this request’ from a WCF Data Service then… Just add:             config.UseVerboseErrors = true; to the method:

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Posted in DataService, oData, Silverlight, WP7
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