Quick tip: Windows Phone 7 Guidance - patterns & practices release

The patterns&practices team at Microsoft has just released an update to last year’s Windows Phone Developer Guide. With release of Windows Phone 7.5, and the Windows Phone 7.1 SDK, the team has updated the guide to “A Case Study for Building Advanced Windows Phone Applications: Connecting with Cloud Services". This guidance is built for developers…

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Bring your idea to life- turn it into an app (Windows Phone development)

Need some extra developer content on Windows Phone 7? My colleague David Hernie has setup a set of training sessions from deep dives to Blend training to take your skills to the next level. Leveraging David’s post below: Windows Phone 7.5 brings dozens of new platform features to Windows Phone. When you have previously built…

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PhoneGap now fully supports Windows Phone 7 (cross posting)

My colleague David blogged about support for Windows Phone 7 in PhoneGap released last month. Please find more information and resource below or head off to David’s blog. Back in September, Microsoft joined Nitobi to announce a Beta of PhoneGap support for Windows Phone Mango, and at the same time committed to continue working with…

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JIT for Christmas, Lumia 800 for WP7 project call participants

Some folks are getting an extra Christmas present this year   Read further what my colleague David Hernie has the pleasure to announce! And don’t hesitate to participate next time. … The Microsoft Innovation Center organized in 2011 four Windows Phone 7 project Calls. The objective of this initiative is to stimulate and support developer,…

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Xbox Companion App release for Windows Phone 7 (cross-posting)

Have you seen the Productivity Future Vision video released a few weeks ago? May you think a lot of it is not more than science fiction. I look at it focusing on the overall trends and pieces of technology that are coming together more and more to move towards that vision. Yesterday’s Xobx Companion App…

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Web & Phone UX Event: Recordings, slides and content now available

In November we held the Web & Phone UX event in Ter Elst (Edegem), bringing a full day of sessions focusing on Web & Phone (WP7) Design and Development. Sessions included HTML5, Windows Phone Metro Design from thinking to building and refining, JavaScript habits and patterns, Windows Phone Mango development and Responsive Web Design. All…

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StudentAppVenture, the Windows Phone 7 Developer Contest for Students : develop, submit and win

My colleagues are launching a very interesting Windows Phone 7 developer contest for students in Belgium and Luxembourg. If you are a student check-out the offers below and participate! Here’s the main info:   Are you a student ? Would you like to get a free Windows Phone ? Microsoft announces a new contest for…

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Ten reasons to attend Web & Phone UX Tour on November 3rd

On Thursday November 3rd you can attend the Web & Phone UX Tour event in Belgium (at Ter Elst in Edegem). It’s a full day full day encounter of web, phone, user experience and development content. Whether you come from the design and user experience angle or a more technical one, two tracks are there…

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Upcoming MSDN Webcasts on Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Azure, Orchard and VS Team Build

Register now for the following MSDN Webcasts scheduled in October and November 2011 for Belgium, delivered by the local MVPs and community experts. All sessions are delivered online, great opportunity to learn new technology while not having to leave the office. From now on, plan your biweekly Tuesday afternoon online training by registering today: 11…

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Web & Phone UX Tour Belgium on 3 November: full day encounter on HTML5, Phone and UX

Don’t miss our next event: Web & Phone UX Developer Tour Belgium, taking place on November 3rd 2011 in Ter Elst (Edegem, Antwerp). What can you expect? An inspiring day event addressing User Experience and Development for the Web and Phone, with sessions delivered by top international speakers paired with local experts. We’re starting off…

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