Finally it’s here! My first Windows Phone application just got published in the Marketplace. The idea is simple… keep track of the money your spending/earning. Below is the marketplace description I gave the app. Feel free to download and enjoy! P.S. The application is FREE! :D! “Paper Tracker simplifies the daily task of keeping track of your money! It lets… Read more →
I love my HTC Titan however I think these key items should be updated in the Windows Phone OS. (Key items that 7.5 lacks.) Sending multiple photos in one text. Sending video though MMS. Upload videos to video sites, like YouTube, Revver, Vimeo, etc… Video Editing. Notification Center Way to track data usage. Me hub should remember last reading position…. Read more →
Today I went through a tutorial on building a simple application with the new LINQ to SQL that is now supported on the Mango. My opinion on it.. Not a very good option for developers to choose at the current time to be their main source for data entry. I suggest you still use XML files and Isolated Storage in… Read more →
Since I don’t have a WP7 I guess Pocket Now will have to show you the start-up time. Pay attention to how much faster the WP7 boots up compared to the other 3 smart phones.
Alright in my last post I pointed out how you could simply use Zoom.It by Live Labs inside of your windows phone 7 project. Where just a few moments ago @LocalJoost on twitter wrote a very good tutorial on his blog about using WP7’s multi-touch pan/zoom behaviors with the MSI control. You might want to check it out and apply… Read more →
Here is a simple video I put together this morning about using Zoom.It in any WP7 application! Enjoy! Download ZoomIt0002 Source Files!
Here is a simple video I made on how to use WP7 isolated storage settings to your applications advantage. Make sure you watch it in HD else you won’t be able to see any of the code… Another good idea is to make it full screen also. WP7 ISO project 0001
Alright so the steps are simple and as follows. Your going to have to download the .bin of the new WP7 OS. I suggest you place it on your desktop(you can change this later). Now we need to send a special command to the emulator so that it will open and load up the full operating system. You can do… Read more →
Alright, lets make a simple Hello World application for WP7. Note to self, this is going to be created in Silverlight so no XNA framework being used… least not in this tutorial. To start out we need to create ourselves a new project in VS(visual studio). File>New>Project Now you should see a dialog such as the one below. Dig deep… Read more →
It costs nothing to download the Windows Phone 7 SDK and write code using the emulator. How ever if you want to sell your applications in the marketplace Microsoft there is a bit of a twist. It costs $99 a year for a developer license, or access to the developer market where you can sell your applications. In return you… Read more →