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…

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Binding.StringFormat only works on TargetType string

I am a fan of BindingBase.StringFormat (introduced in WPF 3.51sp1). To learn almost every thing you need to know about StringFormat, check Mike Hillberg’s post on StringFormat; he covers MultiBindings, ContentStringFormat, HeaderStringFormat, etc..  This week is I wanted to do StringFormat on a CommandParameter  (type object).  I assumed Binding.StringFormat would do the trick but then…

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