Useful Download Links for Windows 8 and Windows Phone Development

Part of my job is to help people find valuable resources. I especially like it when they are free. Free is good. These links are for students, faculty and professional (or non professional) developer.  Please check these links out, visit the websites, find what looks interesting and download the tools. VS Express 2012 RC for…


Tip Calculator Hands On Lab for Windows Phone

This is the basic instructions for the demo I did as part of the Mobile App Development throwdown at the CS & IT Conference July 10th, 2012, Open Visual Studio (you can get it as part of the Windows Phone SDK) and create a new project. Be sure to select Visual C# as the language,…


Interesting Links 17 May 2010

I have quite an eclectic mix of links this week. Some career information, some Windows Phone programming links, Internet safety, school IT information and more. I hope you’ll read through it all and find something that is useful to you. If you are interested in more frequent update you can follow me at @AlfredTwo on…


Interesting Links 5 April 2010

Words matter. One set of words that come up in discussion are “training” and “professional development.” Mark Guzdial has an interesting discussion about just that set of words in a blog post titled “Teacher “training” vs. Teacher “professional development”” The discussion in the comments is particularly interesting. With all the hype and discussion about textbooks…


Windows Phone 7 Series Programming

Programming phones seems to be the hot new thing these days. Yesterday Microsoft announced the availability of free programming tools for the new Windows Phone 7 Series of devices. Start with Visual Studio 2010 Express for Phone beta. Windows Phone Developer Tools includes: Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone Windows Phone Emulator Silverlight for…

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