Using AgFx with OAuth

New Release First, if you wander on over to the AgFx CodePlex site, you’ll see that there is a new release up.  There’s some new things in this new release such as some statistics about the performance of your application, the ability to specify exact cache expiration, and some bug fixes.  The majority of feedback…

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AgFx now on CodePlex

Today, the CodePlex AgFx site went live, with a new updated release. Quite a few folks are now building Windows Phone 7 apps on AgFx and are having good luck with it. I’ve written a few more walkthroughs and detail pages on the documentation tab, and the release now includes a help CHM file. Along…

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My Visual Studio snippets

One of the great features of Visual Studio, that’s been around for a while is snippets.  Frankly, I should build more of these because I use them *so* often. I find them so useful I thought I’d share them here, either for you to use or to template into ones of your own. Firs t,when…

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Tutorial: Building a connected phone app with AgFx

Earlier this week I wrote a post detailing the application framework that I’ve been working on, which I’m calling AgFx.  I wanted that post to be a bit of an introductory overview,. Now I’m going to dig into detail a bit more, as well as show a bit about how you can use the free…

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Build great Windows Phone applications the easy way!

Introducing AgFx One of the things we’ve spent a fair amount of time on is working with various application writers, helping them build great Windows Phone 7 applications.  Many of the top applications that you’ll find on Windows Phone 7 devices today spent some time in a debugger on my desktop, or Jeff’s, or another…

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Using ObservableCollection with the Portable Library Tools CTP

One of the main goals of the Portable Library Tools is to be able to implement your ViewModel in the Portable Library such that you can share it between your UI in your Silverlight, Windows Phone, or even WPF project.  Unfortunately, this is a bit of a challenge with the Portable Library Tools CTP, because…

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iPhone SDK vs. Windows Phone 7 Series SDK Challenge, Part 2: MoveMe

In this series, I will be taking sample applications from the iPhone SDK and implementing them on Windows Phone 7 Series.  My goal is to do as much of an “apples-to-apples” comparison as I can.  This series will be written to not only compare and contrast how easy or difficult it is to complete tasks…

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iPhone SDK vs Windows Phone 7 Series SDK Challenge, Part 1: Hello World!

In this series, I will be taking sample applications from the iPhone SDK and implementing them on Windows Phone 7 Series.  My goal is to do as much of an “apples-to-apples” comparison as I can.  This series will be written to not only compare and contrast how easy or difficult it is to complete tasks…

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Silverlight Toolkit March 2009 Release

This week we released an updated Silverlight Toolkit – the Silverlight Toolkit March 2009 release.   This release has some new components, but we spent a lot of time working to make sure that the Toolkit can be updated in an agile way, but still fits in nicely with other platform and tools releases. Goals for…

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