Free Electronic Book: Programming Windows Phone 7

You can get a free ebook, Programming Windows Phone 7, by Charles Petzold here:


Windows 7 Shortcuts

I read this article that I found really helpful. It covers some keyboard shortcuts that can be useful. My favorites have always been Win+Keypad and Shift+Right Click on a folder, now I found out more.


Understanding WPF Dependency Property and Attached Property

One of my biggest challenge to understand WPF is the concept of attached property and dependency property. Every time I ask someone, I have a slightly different answer. I think I have a good grasp of the concept, this is how I can explain how dependency property and Attached Property works. Dependency Property This is…


Exposing WCF REST Interface, Step by Step

It is really hard for me to think another way to build services, other than WCF. WCF team did a very good job handling all the necessary plumbing. This post shows a quick tutorial on how to expose a WCF service as a REST service, using IIS. This post assumes that there is already a…



I just found out that Bill Gates joins Twitter (link), and also has a facebook account (link).