Would you like to write about Windows Phone 7 Development?

Perhaps inspired by my recent acquisition of a Kindle and subsequent interest in all things eBooky, I’m hatching a plan to pull together an eBook on Windows Phone 7 development topics and I’ll need your help. I know what you’re thinking, we’re already spoilt for choice with titles like: Programming Windows Phone 7 Professional Windows…

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PDC 10 Sessions – The Pick of the Bunch

I’ve created a list of my favourite PDC10 videos for next week’s MSDN Flash and thought I’d share it here first so you get early access. The Future of C# and Visual Basic The Future of F# Lambdas, Lambdas Everywhere LINQ, Take Two – Realizing the LINQ to Everything Dream Inside Internet Explorer 9 Performance…


And Today I Shall Mostly Be Reading…

… on my phone. Dolt that I am (wondering how I could get this document from my PC to my phone when all I had to do was click on the download link in IE on the phone) it took me a minute or two to figure this out. In fact, the experience is really…

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Today I Shall Mostly Be Reading…

…Programming Windows Phone 7 by Charles Petzold. Given it runs to over 1000 pages I may overrun into tomorrow as well. In case you didn’t see the announcement, Charles Petzold’s latest book on Windows Phone 7 is available as a free (yes free) eBook. That’s the whole book, not an abridged version or some sample…

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Windows Phone 7 for Flash Developers

Iain Lobb is a Flash developer specialising in (very addictive) games. He expressed an interest in porting some of his games to Windows Phone 7 and Martin managed to hook him up with a developer device. He’s just blogged his early thoughts. I’m really looking forward to future instalments as Iain starts to port his…


A Few Upcoming Windows Phone 7 Related Webcasts

9/11/2010 MSDN Webcast: Integrating Sensor and Location Support 11/11/2010 MSDN Webcast: The Associated Press: Embracing a Multi-screen Ecosystem for News Delivery 18/11/2010 MSDN Webcast: Better User Experience with Windows 7 Multitouch and Gestures 2/12/2010 MSDN Webcast: Delivering Multiscreen Experiences with Microsoft Technologies 4/1/2011 MSDN Webcast: Designing User Interfaces for Multiple Clients

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Analytics and Obfuscation for Your WP7 Apps

From the Windows Phone Developer blog “Microsoft is partnering with PreEmptive to provide Dotfuscator for Windows Phone for free to developers through March 31st, 2011.  Both companies are committed to working to ensure that come March 2011, there is an affordable (read: less than $10 per month) service for developers who want access to rich…


PDC10 Round Up

This week’s MSDN Flash features a PDC10 round up by Andrew Sinclair – a valiant effort given Andrew wasn’t there in person but took advantage of the live streaming of PDC10 as well as the on-demand facility. Below are a few photos I took at the Reading event where we were joined by about 200…


Which type of mobile handset do you have? (Poll Result)

Hmm – a slightly surprising winner in the form of “just a phone” with iPhone, Windows Mobile and Android all vying for 2nd place. And here was me thinking we all had aspirations to be the next Techno-Bill…


MSDN Flash Poll #8 – Mobile Devices

The last Flash Poll caused a little bit of controversy so let me state clearly that this isn’t meant to be scientific. It’s not immune to vote-rigging (or indeed someone encouraging mass voting using social media channels). It’s just meant to be a bit of fun that may yield some useful information from time to…

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