Windows Phone 7 Manufacturers Sold Over 1.5 Million Phones in the First Six Weeks

Achim Berg, Microsoft’s vice president of business and marketing for Windows Phones, states in a recent interview with the Microsoft News Center that phone manufacturer sales – phones being bought and stocked by mobile operators and retailers on their way to customers – exceeded 1.5 million phones in the first six weeks. Click here to…


Microsoft MIX11: Open Call for Content & Early Bird Incentives

  Be a “Best of Web” Presenter at MIX11 Are you an expert on web development, design or monetization? Do you have interesting and unique information to deliver on creating next generation web sites? Submit your session proposal by Friday, January 14, 2011. The MIX content team will select the best proposals, and the MIX…


Code Coverage for Silverlight and Windows Phone

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. As part of building my WP7 app, I spent a fair amount of time trying to get code coverage working for my unit tests. I tried a number of different approaches including using the Silverlight Unit Test Framework and NUnit + dotCover. I finally landed on an approach…


CitySourced app on Windows Phone 7

  CitySourced is a real time mobile civic engagement platform. CitySourced provides a free, simple, and intuitive platform empowering residents to identify civic issues (public safety, quality of life, & environmental issues, etc.) and report them to city hall for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save time & money plus…


Monthly Public Sector Developer Dinner Event: SharePoint 2010 as a Development Platform Series

  Welcome to the monthly public sector developer dinner event. For the next several months, we will focus on SharePoint 2010 Development starting January 2011 and kick off the series with a two-part discussion: introduction to SharePoint 2010 development and  SharePoint 2010 customization and branding. Future events will cover basic and advanced SharePoint 2010 development…


Developer Dinner Event on Dec. 15, 2010 at Reston MTC

Just a reminder that the developer dinner event is scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 at Microsoft Reston MTC. The agenda is as follows: Introduction to Siverlight 5 Unit Testing with Microsoft Pex and Moles Also, Marc Schweigert will share his first-hand experience with building and publishing a Windows Phone 7 Application, Per Diem Rates….


SHAMELESS PLUG: My First WP7 Marketplace App

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. UPDATE: A great majority of people never look at an app unless it is free.  Even though the manual rate lookup feature of my app is free through trial mode and never times out, I decided to publish an identical version of the app with trial mode behavior…


Windows Phone 7 Federal Apps Contest ONLY OPEN for 8 more days!!

Windows Phone 7 Apps Contest ONLY OPEN for 8 more days!! Don’t wait REGISTER NOW! What is it?  A contest that runs through 12/15 where developers can submit their best Federal Government focused Windows Phone 7 application.  The solution can be anything…as long as it is specifically targeted for some kind of federal civilian or defense…


Enters Visual Basic for Windows Phone

YES! The RTW is here! check it out…


Please join us for on Dec. 1st for the next webcastUltimate Testing series: Test Management!

REGISTER TODAY! Event Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Microsoft and ALP International invite you to a one hour demo during which we’ll demonstrate the testing and quality assurance lifecycle using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server. Visual Studio 2010 introduces a new set of tools and capabilities that enable testers to easily create,…