Details on the Push Notification app limits

Yesterday, Kevin Marshall wrote a blog post  with a good developer tip: to code defensively for the 15 application limit in push notification.  I know the post was well intended (as a developer tip) and fair criticism (to platform limit); but a few people got confused or misinterpreted and we ended up with tweets or…

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UpdateSourceTrigger on Windows Phone data bindings

I am writing this tiny demo app, that has a TextBox data bound to a ViewModel.  I want the TextBox to fire notifications to the ViewModel whenever the text changes (as opposed to only firing notifications when the textbox loses focus). In WPF, this is trivial to do, you just set the UpdateSourceTrigger on the…

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Windows Phone Application Performance at Silverlight Firestarter

Yesterday I did a dry-run of my performance talk for today’s Silverlight fire starter. Conclusion was that the talk is like drinking from a fire-hose. It is tight for 45 minutes, but the content is good and we could not agree on what to cut. It was all too good and useful to cut stuff.  …

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