Windows Phone 7 Jump Start Training

Check out Brandon Watson’s blog post on the brand new WIndows Phone Jump Start Training: http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/wpdev/archive/2010/08/17/windows-phone-7-jump-start-training.aspx Here are the sessions:   There are 12 sessions in total, each about :50 minutes in length. Think of this as a semester’s worth of class time to help you in your quest to be an awesome Windows Phone…

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Embed a Font in a Windows Phone 7 Application

I received this question during a webcast recently.  It is very easy to embed a Font into a Windows Phone 7 Application.  I grabbed a random font from a free Font web site to ensure I had a Font that is not on my system.  I dropped the Font into a Folder named Assets: Next…

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Interview with Andre Vrignaud

I had the opportunity to sit down with Andre Vrignaud (aka Ozymandias) for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part of Bytes by MSDN.  Andre brings a game development background and is very popular in XNA circles.  Check out Andre’s thoughts on XNA for Windows Phone 7:   Here is a link to the…

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Windows Phone 7 – A Great Device for Work and Play

Some interesting stats: Demand for Smartphones that play as hard as they work is fueling the continued growth for new devices, with IDC projecting 31% growth in Smartphone units in 2010 and another 22% in 2011. More than 90% of our target customers for Windows Phone use their Smartphone for business purposes and 61% use…

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Interview with Page Brooks

I had the opportunity to sit down with Page Brooks for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part of Bytes by MSDN.  Page brings a web developers background to Windows Phone 7.   Here is a link to the full interview: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ff710243.aspx

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Interview with Loke Uei Tan

If you don’t know who Loke is, you don’t know Windows Mobile:-)  Loke’s been around Windows Phone for many years and is very active on social networks and at events.  I had the opportunity to sit down with Loke Uei for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part of Bytes by MSDN. Here is…

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Windows Phone 7 Development Jump-Start Events

Check out Ben Riga’s blog detailing a couple of great training events coming up in May.   These events will have both presentations and lab time with experts ready to assist as you learn. The first event is in Redmond May 18th-19th.  The second event is May 25th-26th.  Check out the post for the details. 

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Interview with Archetype’s Rosso Brothers

I had the opportunity to sit down with Luigi and Guido Ross from Archetype for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part of Bytes by MSDN. It was fun to interview both (twin brothers if you haven’t noticed:-)) brothers back-to-back.  Luigi and Guido are two truly talented individuals.  Here is a link to the…

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Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP – April Refresh

If you are still on the Visual Studio 2010 RC1 build and Expression Blend 4 Beta in order to continue to develop for Windows Phone, Microsoft released updated tools that are compatible with Visual Studio 2010 RTM and Expression Blend 4 RC.  First, read this link posted by Charlie Kindel that highlights changes, updates, and…

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reMIX Atlanta May 8th – Three Tracks with Something for Everyone:-)

Come check out this great event with a User Experience, Windows Phone, and Silverlight/Web track.  I am presenting as part of the Windows Phone track.  I am co-presenting on Metro as well as Building games with XNA and Windows Phone.  I hope to see you there! www.remixatlanta.org May 8th, 2010 Marriott Perimeter Center Register for…

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