List of 10 Windows Phone 7 Articles that are useful

Here is a list of ten articles that I have reviewed for a presentation at BYU.  Thought I would share them with you:   Panorama Control Overview for Windows Phone http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff941104(v=vs.92).aspx Bing Maps REST Services http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff701713.aspx Panorama Control Architecture for Windows Phone http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff941126(v=vs.92).aspx Panorama Control Features and Best Practices for Windows Phone http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff941107(v=vs.92).aspx How to:…

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Fix for failed certification: Non Music + Videos Hub Applications That Play Media

Oh this one seemed really hard, and I haven’t got the feedback from this failed certification report: Non Music + Videos Hub Applications That Play Media.  Here is my recommended fix: Add a messagebox using Ok/Cancel, with the question: “If you want to listen to the music that is playing click ok or if you…

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Windows Phone Keyboard: Speed demon or just a demon?

Is the Windows Phone Keyboard just another piece of crud from the “soft” keyboard crowd?  Or is it something that has a lot of thought behind it?  I am going for the lot of thought behind it. As a person who views the lame keyboard system on the iPad as a way to slow down…

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Building Windows Phone Apps, Windows Phone Apps, Windows Phone Apps

The economy at the end of 2011 is not going well for many groups of people.  Scams are all over the place, I must get hit up by at least one scam a month, and these are what I call “honest” scams, well meaning people who think they have a good idea and they want…

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Game tutorials For Imagine Cup Phone Game Category: Freaking AWESOME

Using Silverlight with your game can be helpful in making something that looks good and gives you a reason for using Expression Blend 4.0 for Phone that is supplied with the Windows Phone SDK 7.1. Get to Windows Phone 7.5 #1: From XNA to SLXNA Get to Windows Phone 7.5 #2: Adding FAS to XNA…

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Free Windows Phone 7 Cheat Sheet

Here is a cheat sheet that one of my co-workers shared with me: Dreamspark: http://www.dreamspark.com Registration is first step in getting a free AppHub account for students. Free software downloads, community APP HUB: http://create.msdn.com All Things Windows Phone 7; set up developer account, upload apps to marketplace, get learning content. Windows Phone 7 Toolkit (SDK):…

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Game Design for Windows Phone and the Imagine Cup 2012, part deux

  Like I said in a previous blog: The tutorial on http://create.msdn.com/gamedevelopment may be the best tutorial ever on game design.  Really.  If you disagree let me know where the better beginning tutorial is located.  After reading the entry, I found a couple of things that could be confusing.  There a couple of things, items…

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