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Chris Smith03/18/12
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Who Has a Windows Phone 7?

Now that it appears that there won't be a direct upgrade path from Windows Phone 7 (WP7) to WP8, if you were ever planning on diving into WP7, that time is now. Why wait for Windows Phone 8? Here are some WP7 Phones that you can buy today.

Karthikeyan Anb...03/17/12
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Working with Telerik RadMessageBox Controls for Windows Phone 7

In a previous article, Karthikeyan Anbarasan explained how to start with the Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone 7, and in this article, he shows you how to use the recently installed controls.

Chris Smith03/17/12
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World Record 144 Windows Phones Working Together

A video file is distributed via WiFi to 144 phones and split to pieces for each phone. One Windows Phone is controlling the video wall and keeping them in sync and that looks awesome!

Raymond Camden03/17/12
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A Brief Introduction to PhoneGap (Slides, Code, Recording)

Slides, audio, and code from Raymond Camden's recent presentation on PhoneGap at the Salt Lake ColdFusion Users Group.

Chris Smith03/16/12
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iPhone vs. WP7 vs. Android

Every day I get more and more questions from different viewers on which platform and phone should they spend their hard earned cash on. I try and help you answer that question in this video and walk you through how to determine what is right for you.

Christian Helle03/16/12
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Accessing the Accelerometer from HTML5 and Javascript with Windows Phone 7

This post demonstrates how to access the Accelerometer sensor from HTML5 and Javascript. To make things more interesting, the Accelerometer reading data will be constantly updated every 100 milliseconds and .NET code will repeatedly call a Javascript method as Accelerometer reading data gets updated.

Lohith Nagaraj03/16/12
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Windows Phone Development Tool - Windows Phone Commands

Lohith Nagaraj explains the use and origin of Windows Phone Commands, and provides a detailed tutorial for installing the Windows Phone Commands extension for Visual Studio.

Chris Smith03/16/12
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Mozilla's Boot2Gecko in Action on a Galaxy S2

Mozilla was out showing off their web-based phone at the Mobile World Congress last month, and IDG News Service posted this video of Jonathan Nightengale, Senior Director for Firefox Engineering, demonstrating the phone in action.

Matt Lacey03/15/12
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Two Presentations: "Thinking Mobile and Beyond" and "Awesome Windows Phone Development"

Last month, Matt Lacey went to Scotland to talk at some user groups about Windows Phone Development and general mobile development principles that can be applied to all platforms. Here are the slides from those presentations.

Boris Smus03/15/12
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Building a Mobile Web Application Tech Stack

There are many technical decisions to make when writing web applications. Boris Smus has come back to writing modern web applications lately, and wanted to consolidate some scattered thoughts that he had recorded over the course of his development cycle. In this post, he goes over some of the most important framework types, each of which could be expanded into an article in its own right.

Senthil Kumar03/15/12
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How to Add Controls to the Visual Studio 2010 Toolbox

Senthil Kumar introduced RadControls for Windows Phone development, and in this post he tackles a common issue of not seeing the RadControls in the Visual Studio 2010 Toolbox...

Christian Helle03/15/12
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Working Around Pivot SelectedIndex Limitations in Windows Phone 7

Christian Helle has been working on a Windows Phone application with two pages, a main page and a content page, with the content page containing a Pivot control with a few pivot items. In this post, Christian talks about some of the issues he had in working around the limitations of Pivot SelectedIndex...

Alex Curylo03/14/12
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MapBox Offers Custom Maps in 30 Minutes or Less!

Alex Curylo ran across an interesting post from OpenStreetMap discussing Apple's apparent use of out-of-date OpenStreetMap data for iPhoto tiles. More interesting than that, Alex discovered that OpenStreetMap has a number of tools for creating your own maps, including the MapBox stack and Mapresent...

Matt Lacey03/14/12
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NanoIoC: Easy Dependency Injection on Windows Phone

Finding no solid solution to Dependency Injection / IOC for Windows Phone, Matt Lacey decided to write something himself. While Matt admits it's more of a DI framework than an IOC one, he also points out that the terms are used fairly interchangeably in the real world...

Karthikeyan Anb...03/14/12
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Windows Phone 7 Development - Working with Contacts

Karthikeyan Anbarasan has put together is insightful article explaining how to work with inbuilt contacts data and use it across a requirement to manipulate the data...