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Tag Archives: Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 8 & 7.x Design Cheat Sheet

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I tweeted this, but it is so fantastic it needed its own blog post. Nathalie BELVAL (@nbelval) put together this handy card

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

Posting To The Facebook Wall in Windows Phone 7 (Silverlight)

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This post assumes you’ve gone through the process of setting up the permissions for a Facebook app and getting your user

“Operation Not Permitted” On IsolatedStorageSettings in Windows Phone

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This is really fast but it took me a while to figure out. I was getting the following on my recent project when I tried to

Adding Cookies to a Windows Phone 7 HttpWebRequest

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I just spent a couple days on this and, in the end, I didn’t really figure it out. Someone else at my work (the brilliant

Windows Phone 7 Push Notification For Beginners–The Device

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OK… it’s been almost 2 months since I tried to start this series and now I’m going to finish it. A brief warning: this

Windows Phone 7 Push Notifications For Beginners (Now With Testing!)

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I know there are about a thousand blog posts on implementing push notifications in a Windows Phone 7 application. But having

Introducing MIX11 Outsider for Windows Phone 7

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UPDATE (4/9/2011) : MIX Outsider has been updated to fix some "no network" issues and refine the message creation.

Fun Theme-Friendly Windows Phone Icon

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When designing a “You are here” icon for the map in ShopSavvy (download now on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 7.

App Bars in Windows Phone 7 In Blend

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App bars in Windows Phone 7 are actually a pretty cool little bit of functionality. They give the user 1-4 instantly