HackReady.Phone Episode 3 of 7: Understanding Windows Phone’s Application Lifecycle and State Management

You can view the webcast On-Demand: https://aka.ms/HackReadyPhone3 This part of our Windows Phone development series covered the Windows Phone Application Lifecycle (see picture below).  Understanding this is important for developers, as users expect a consistent experience across all their applications.  Because only one Windows Phone application can be running in the foreground at any given…


HackReady.Phone Episode 1 of 7: Introduction to the Windows Phone Platform (Level 100) – http://aka.ms/HackReadyPhone1

I hope you enjoyed the first part of our series on Windows Phone development!  Here are the resources that we covered: Slides are attached to the bottom of this post Download the Windows Phone SDK Dani’s blog: http://smallandmighty.net Resources from slides: App Hub: http://create.msdn.com Arturo TV for Metro UX: http://ux.artu.tv/ Silverlight Control Toolkit: http://silverlight.codeplex.com Coding4Fun…

Philly XAML Meeting – Windows Phone 7

Thanks to all who came out to last night’s Philly XAML meeting!  Though Dave couldn’t make, I hope I did the topic some justice.   If you want to learn more, come out to our Windows Phone 7 Firestarter on September 22nd at UPenn. Follow the links below to learn more about Windows Phone 7. Resources:…

MSDN Webcast: Composite Application Guidance (PRISM) for WPF and Silverlight

Thanks for joining me today, even though I went a little over time! Resources:Watch the webcast here: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032416172Download the slides: http://cid-28c55ac7b8de9c47.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Webcast%20Resources/PRISM%20for%20WPF%20and%20SilverlightPRISM Codeplex page, with forums and such: http://compositewpf.codeplex.com Download Prism (with Quick Starts and documentation goodness): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fa07e1ce-ca3f-4b9b-a21b-e3fa10d013dd&DisplayLang=en

MSDN Webcast: Silverlight Controls Framework

Thank you for joining my session today!  Here are some links to get you started. To watch the webcast: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032416159&Culture=en-US Webcast slides and code: http://cid-28c55ac7b8de9c47.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Webcast%20Resources/Silverlight%20Controls%20Framework Silverlight homepage: http://www.silverlight.net (Click on Get Started) Silverlight Controls Codeplex site: http://www.codeplex.com/silverlight  


Upcoming MSDN Webcasts

I am pretty busy with a whole lot of MSDN webcasts coming up.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to view an MSDN Webcast, it’s a great way to learn from product team members, community experts, Microsoft Partners – even Developer and Architect Evangelists!  MSDN Webcasts cover all the technologies under the Microsoft umbrella, and…


Lucky you, Philadelphia: MSDN Event, SQL Roadshow, Virtualization Roadshow – ALL THIS WEEK!

It’s a full week of events in Philadelphia!  On Tuesday, the 11th, we kick things off with an MSDN Event on SQL 2008 for Developer, Visual Studio Tools for Office, and Silverlight 2 (click here to register).  If you want to dive a bit deeper in SQL Server 2008, on Wednesday the SQL Server Roadshow comes…


MSDN Developer Conferences!

If you missed Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference this year, I have some great news for you!  We’re taking it on the road.  We’re bringing some of the best sessions from PDC to a city near (or kinda near) you with the MSDN Developer Conference.  Presented by local and national technology experts, you won’t be disappointed. …


Upcoming November Developer Events

November 4th – MSDN Freedom Roadshow, Newark, DE – CANCELLED November 8th – BarCamp PhillyRegister at: http://www.barcampphilly.org/ BarCamp is defined by Wikipedia as follows:“…an international network of user generated conferences — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by participants — often focusing on early-stage web applications, and related open source technologies, social protocols, and open data…


Resources for MSDN Event: SQL 2008, VSTO, Silverlight 2

Hi all, I was going to prepare a long post about resources for my recent MSDN Event content, but then saw that my colleague, Jim O’Neil has already done so: http://blogs.msdn.com/jimoneil/ He has some great questions/answers that came up during his presentations and you can download the slides as well. I’ve uploaded the code from the…