Jerry Nixon gives his phone apps the Finger, unlike Gisele Bundchen

Jerry Nixon, swell fella that he is, pointed out a great blog to me that details Expression Blend Behaviors.  But you have to check out his blog: http://blog.jerrynixon.com/2012/02/mango-sample-give-your-app-finger.html He explains that one of my blog entries was incorrect.  Duh.  I simply program and write whatever pops in my brain at the time my fingers start…

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5 Reasons to use Azure when designing your Windows Phone Game

Reasons given in no particular order: Scalable CPU, so if you get those 20,000 users suddenly paying for a subscription, you can handle it Scalable Leaderboard, everyone wants to know how they rate against the other players, even with goofy games, especially with goofy games Fast storage that that can be co-located close to your…

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Free Ly: Expression Design, XAML and Expression Blend, why bother?

Why bother with Expression Design and convert a perfectly good image from PNG to XAML and then have to make into a usercontrol in Expression Blend?  Why I ask you?  Isn’t this just an added step? Umm, good question oh writer of this blog.   Answer: This is useful for using the artwork in: Animations…

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Microsoft Expression Preview for Silverlight 5 with Sketchflow, cool

Oh, what a weekend, a great session at DeVry University, hardworking students find out how to create and post Windows Phone Apps!  I think that XNA is the way to go for Windows Phone 7, but not everyone agrees with that opinion.  And I agree, so let’s dig into the Microsoft Expression Blend Preview for…

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