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Paresh Mayani03/27/12
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A Simple Calculator App for Windows Phone in 10-15 Minutes

Paresh Mayani has been developing Android apps for some time now, and he recently decided he wanted to learn another mobile app platform. He chose Windows Phone because of the flexibility it provides, and in 10-15 minutes, was able to create this simple calculator.

Simon Jackson03/27/12
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New Windows Phone Game Development Resources On the Way

Simon Jackson is working on some great new content for DZone, and in this post, he provides a sneak peek at some of the topics he plans to cover, including XNA and 3D Game Development for Windows Phone, a comparison of game development frameworks and Augmented Reality solutions, and optimizing games for Windows Phone.

Tony Siciliani03/27/12
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Android SMS popup – Part Two : Passing Information

Part Two of the Android SMS popup application illustrating the use of some of Android fundamental concepts: Broadcast receivers, Intents, Activities, and Content providers.

Senthil Kumar03/27/12
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Displaying the MessageBox in PhoneGap for Windows Phone

Senthil Kumar continues his tutorial series on PhoneGap for Windows Phone in this post where he explains how to display and customize the Message Box to the end user in your Windows Phone app.

Chris Smith03/27/12
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Windows Phone 7.5 Design Patterns and Application Quality

Josue Yeray Julian Ferreiro had the opportunity to give a brief presentation on Advanced Windows Phone Application Development at CODEMOTION in Spain this past weekend. Here are the slides and code from his presentation.

Chris Smith03/26/12
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Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Release Offers New Bag of Tricks

Microsoft released the update to the Windows Phone SDK today (now version 7.1.1), which aims to help developers with new tools and option for developing and testing applications for the 256MB devices, announced last month. The update includes new emulators for both 256MB and 512MB devices, along with IntelliSense support.

Michael Collier03/26/12
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Your Apportunity: Windows Phone + Windows Azure

According to Collier, having a windows phone allows you to leverage Azure to help build a Windows Phone app - he provides a couple useful resources for doing this.

Andrew Conlisk03/26/12
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Starting a New Project for Windows Phone

Andrew Conlisk has created this great tutorial for getting started on a Windows Phone app project using Visual Studio 2010 Pro, although Visual Studio or Windows Phone Express are also great for building Windows Phone 7 apps.

Karthikeyan Anb...03/26/12
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Customize Windows Phone Emulator Skins from Default to Nokia Lumia 800

In this tutorial, Karthikeyan Anbarasan explains how to customize and change the default Windows Phone 7 Emulator skin to the Nokia Lumia 800 skin, which is available through Telerik.

Jerry Nixon03/26/12
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Windows 8: Good News for XAML Developers

Jerry Nixon has some good news for XAML users. While there is continued support for C++, C# and Visual Basic in Windows 8, HTML5 developers will gain support to write first-class, native applications. Jerry explains that with over 500 Million Windows 7 installations, and more than 1.2 Billion Windows devices, the opportunity for Windows 8 is huge.

Tony Siciliani03/25/12
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Android Custom SMS popup - Part One : The BroadcastReceiver

Here's a concrete and mildly useful Android application illustrating the use of some of Android fundamental concepts: Broadcast receivers, Intents, Services, Activities, and Content providers.

Karthikeyan Anb...03/25/12
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How to Specify a Target Version for Windows Phone

In this post, Karthikeyan Anbarasan explains how to specify the target version in Visual Studio 2010 for your Windows Phone application. This is not a step-by-step tutorial, but rather a quick overview of the process.

Chris Smith03/25/12
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Debug Windows Phone 7 App's WITHOUT Zune

In this episode you'll learn to easily debug your Microsoft Windows Phone 7 App's using Microsoft Visual Studio (C#/C++ or VB) and not have to run Zune in the background all the time, as it can be a horrible experience.

Chris Smith03/24/12
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18 Nokia Lumia 800’s Create Bullet-Time Effect at Snowboarding Event

At the recent Burton Snowboard's European Open event in Laax, Switzerland, Nokia hosted a trampoline surrounded by 18 Nokia Lumia 800s to create a 180° bullet-time effect.

Senthil Kumar03/23/12
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Installing PhoneGap and Getting Started

Senthil Kumar has created this simple tutorial for installing and getting started with PhoneGap for Windows Phone.