Running a Windows Phone Application under the lock screen

Last week, Microsoft published new Application content policies for Windows Phone 7 Apps.  One of the changes that got attention was the ability to run applications under a locked screen.  Refer to section 6.3 of the application certification requirements. In reality, the change is pretty minor, the capability to run under lock screen has been…


Theming in Windows Phone

A theme is a visual definition of the look & feel for common controls in an Operating System.  Themes are usually end-user selectable, changing the theme at the OS level, impacts the look & feel of running applications that are ‘theme aware’.  As an example, on Windows Vista and Windows 7, a popular/desired theme is…

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A JOURNEY INTO SILVERLIGHT ON WINDOWS PHONE -VIA Learning WIndows PHone Programming

If you are a Silverlight  developer take a quick “Journey into Siverlight on Windows Phone” by checking out the free preview of Chapter 6 on the “Learning Windows Phone Programming” book by  my colleague Yochay Kiriaty and yours truly.    In this quick read, and you will get a high level glimpse at the the Silverlight…