PhoneGap mobile HTML5 framework adding support for Windows Phone Mango

Yesterday, the Windows Phone Developer blog, together with Nitobi, announced the availability of a PhoneGap beta version supporting Windows Phone Mango. This new option to build applications targeting Windows Phone gives more choices to developers. In particular, Web developers will be able to easily leverage their HTML5 skills to target Windows Phone. Nitobi’s PhoneGap is… Read more

Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango) SDK Beta 2 and Device Upgrade for Registered Developers

Last week, the Windows Phone Developer team announced the availability of Windows Phone OS 7.1 codenamed Mango for registered Windows Phone developers. This means that as of now, registered developers can update their retail device to the Beta 2 of Mango. Here are some details about this program: You must have an active, validated App… Read more

What I learned designing my first Windows Phone 7 app (guest article)

This is a posting by a guest author, Daniela Panfili. The same post is available on her blog TsoDa Place. Daniela Panfili is a user experience designer living and working in Brussels for Ordina. She is specialized in RIA and mobile experience design and lately approached the WP7 platform, building a news feed reader named… Read more

Webcast: Lunchbox – Developing a Windows Phone 7 Application at Microsoft leveraging Windows Azure

Register now for the next MSDN Live Meeting (organized by Microsoft Belgium and Luxembourg) on April 12, 2011: Lunchbox – Developing a Windows Phone 7 Application at Microsoft leveraging Windows Azure. Timing April 12, 2011 – 14:00 – 15:30 (Belgian time: GMT +01:00) Abstract The Lunchbox Windows Phone 7 application was developed by a group… Read more

Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7

The Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 is designed to make it easier for you to build mobile applications that leverage cloud services running in Windows Azure. The toolkit includes Visual Studio project templates for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure, class libraries optimized for use on the phone, sample applications, and documentation. Windows… Read more