Matthias Shapiro

microsoft windows phone evangelist, infovis enthusiast

Category Archives: Silverlight

Uploading an Image to Facebook in Windows Phone 7 (Silverlight)

Posted on by matthias
This is a full-featured tutorial, walking through design, structure, UI and photo formatting. If you just want to know how

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

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

Tutorial: Logging Into Facebook with Windows Phone 7 (Silverlight)

Posted on by matthias
UPDATE: This tutorial will no longer work. I've updated it (as of late July 2012) at my new blog 25 New Things as my first

“Operation Not Permitted” On IsolatedStorageSettings in Windows Phone

Posted on by matthias
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

HttpWebRequest (WebClient) And Tombstoning in Windows Phone 7

Posted on by matthias
My initial concern here was to deal with tombstoning when it comes to HTTP requests, because that issue has kicked my butt

Finding the Unique Device ID in Windows Phone 7 (And Device Manufacturer And Anonymous Windows Live ID)

Posted on by matthias
I’m tired of trying to find things about Windows Phone 7 development, so I’m just going to post links that I find

Windows Phone 7 Push Notification For Beginners–The Device

Posted on by matthias
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

Fun Theme-Friendly Windows Phone Icon

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

Vote for my MIX 11 Open Call Session

Posted on by Matthias Shapiro
One of the things that I've been fascinated by since last year's MIX conference is the motion design in place in Windows

App Bars in Windows Phone 7 In Blend

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