PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #7: Marketplace tricks

This is a quick follow up tip to the last one I posted about using Trial Mode with a PhoneGap application on Windows phone. As I mentioned in that article, having your application available for users to try without laying out any money is a great way to grab them as a customer. But successfully…


Now Available: Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update

Today the Windows Phone team announced the release of the Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update! This is a patch for the full Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and includes many new capabilities and features for expanding your apps’ reach to new markets and new devices, plus the ability (unsupported) to test your apps on Windows 8….


Windows 8 Developer Camps – Coming Soon!

Ready to dive in and learn more about Windows 8 and the developer opportunity it represents?  Then get ready for the series of Windows Developer Camps!  These are free, full-day, developer-focused events featuring a combination of sessions and hands-on labs, and we’ll have 10 of them right here in the east, including one in Atlanta!…


PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #6: Trial Mode

When you provide users a way to evaluate your application without any money up front, your app turns into the best advertising for itself. The user can check out your application in a limited feature mode, and when you have them hooked in to the benefits, they’re more likely to spring the cash to buy…