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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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More good times for app developers?

UPDATE: 6th June 2011 Hi, I just added a new post that expresses my disappointment in the messages that have come from the Windows 8 launch: https://mikehole.com/2011/06/06/an-end-to-the-good-times-before-they-even-start/ Just a short post to get something that has just started swishing about

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Posted in ARM, C#, Silverlight, Tablets, Windows 8

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

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

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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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