Troubleshooting – Uninstallation issue with Windows Phone Developer tools CTP version

When i talk to couple of wp7 developers they point out that there are known issues during the uninstallation of the CTP version of the Windows Phone Developer Tools. I found this interesting blog article from Parthiba’s weblog. It contains the detailed information and steps to resolution. Some of them were uninstalling older WPDT (Windows…


Download : Windows Phone Developer Tools RTW

The Windows Phone team released the final bits for Windows Phone 7 – Developer Tools released to web (RTW). The tooling is free and will integrate with Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4 if you have them installed as well. This is the same powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment…

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Blog Post: A new Role a new outlook

I have just started a new role as the Market Development Manager for Health in APAC and it is time to add to the focus of the blog accordingly. To date I have been getting across the new role which combines the technology with partner capabilities to a much larger degree than before. The best…


Blog Post: Windows Phone 7 apps

Demos of 5 apps coming to Windows Phone 7. I need ‘em….now Netflix Twitter Flixster OpenTable Travelocity


Fix available for Silverlight application development using Visual Studio 2010

Earlier i faced the following issue – i was creating a Silverlight application using Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight. I noticed that after copying and pasting a Style Setter, then editing that Setter’s Property and Value, the XAML Editor displays an invalid error message. Also the error message is not be cleared and refreshed by…

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Download : Application bar icons for Windows Phone 7 Series

Please find the download – a set of application bar icons for use when developing Windows Phone 7 Series applications using the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP. It contains a set of 64 application bar icons that you can use when developing applications for Windows Phone. In addition to the 64 icons in PNG format…

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Download : Windows Phone Developer Tools Beta 1.0

The same powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment (IDE) handles design and testing of Windows Phone 7 phone applications. You can download it from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c8496c2a-54d9-4b11-9491-a1bfaf32f2e3&displaylang=en. It includes the following: Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone Beta Windows Phone Emulator Beta Silverlight for Windows Phone Beta Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows…

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What’s new @ Xbox 306 game – “Halo: Reach”

  Fans around the world are celebrating today’s release of “Halo: Reach,” the newest installment of the popular sci-fi video game series made exclusively for Xbox. Halo creators say the game is the franchise’s biggest and most ambitious to date. “Halo: Reach” is the fourth installment of the Halo franchise, but is a prequel to…

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Developer Hub : Windows Phone 7 Jump Start training

With continuation to my previous blog post (Windows Phone 7 Design and Development), i am adding couple of sessions, and a link to their course material.  Windows Phone 7 Jump Start (Session 1 of 12): Introduction A quick tour of Windows Phone 7 and how you write programs for it. We take a look at…


Developer Hub: Getting started with Windows Phone 7 design and development :)

Being a WP7 developer, i am here to share the following few of the useful design and development tools, sites, videos, tutorials, labs, training kit, Microsoft forums and a lot to start. There are tons of information available in MSDN, TechNet, Channel9 for developing and designing applications for WP7. Windows Phone 7 Design Guidelines UI…

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