Matthias Shapiro

developer/integrator with IdentityMine, infovis enthusiast

Monthly Archives: December 2012

Weekly Links 12-18-2012

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Design and Usability See What I Mean: How to Use Comics to Communicate Ideas – Written by Kevin Cheng, one of the

How To Register More Than 3 Windows Phones For Development

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Ask. Really, all you need to do is log into the Windows Phone Dev Center, contact support and submit a ticket with the

Windows 8 Style CheckBox/RadioButton in Windows Phone

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I love the “checked” style in Windows 8. Clean, slick, I just like the style. So I implemented it in Windows

Windows Phone StringFormat Binding And Blend

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This is a simple, straight-forward walk-through for doing StringFormat binding in Blend. It is meant to go along with my

Complete Guide to Windows Phone StringFormat Binding

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I wrote a post on this for Silverlight way back in the day but thought it would be good to do an update for Windows

Weekly Links–12-10-2012

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Design, UX, and Cool Things iPad to Windows Store app: Design case study (Bart Claeys and Qixing Zheng) – Frequently

Windows 8 / Windows Phone Code Sharing: HttpWebRequest GetResponseAsync

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I’m working on building helpers for sharing code between Windows 8 (Windows Store) and Windows Phone. Keep an eye on my

Windows Phone 8: Photo and Lens Apps (build video)

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I love the content that came out of the build conference last month. However, while I learn a lot from the videos, it feels

Weekly Links – 12-3-2012

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Cool Stuff (uncategorized) Practical Sketchnoting (pdf) – Sketchnoting is the practice of taking notes using a

Debugging an HTML5 Windows Phone App

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Now that we’ve looked at some basics for writing HTML/JS apps in Windows Phone and we’ve looked at an example of