Hour of Code: fun and quiet time for the mature child

Ok, it’s the day after Thanksgiving in the US, for some it’s a day to go shopping, for others the children may be getting your on your nerves.  There are number of things you could do: Feed the children a diet of sugar based foods and cola or even coffee.  This item won’t lead to…

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TouchDevelop: Creating Phone Apps on your Windows Phone 7

How do I distribute my apps that I create with the TouchDevelop scripting tool?  To find out how to use the TouchDevelop programming system visit: http://bit.ly/touchdevelopblog The blog entry explains how to use the TouchDevelop. To see the bazaar, where you can share script, etc.  go to: http://www.touchdevelop.com/ , sign in using Facebook or LiveID. …

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TouchDevelop: Impact on Software Engineering

If you haven’t seen TouchDevelop, a development system that runs on your Windows Phone 7.  TouchDevelop allows you to build software that runs on your Windows Phone 7 and share your software with others.  Check out the Web Project page over at: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/touchdevelop/, make sure come back. What is the impact of this product? This…

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Windows Phone 7: Write programs on your Windows Phone 7

Ok, it isn’t Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, but it is a way to write programs directly on your Windows Phone 7.  If you are like me, I get a “jones” when I don’t write at least some code everyday.  Of course it is badly written code, but it is code none the less.    Here…

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