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John Esposito02/17/12
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Video: Moving from Adobe Flex to HTML5 and Sencha

To ease the transition from Flex to HTML5, Ted Patrick, head of Sencha developer relations, held a weighty 72-minute webinar earlier this week. The video is now available online, and treats both desktop and mobile development using Sencha Touch (for mobile) and Ext.js (for desktop).

Daniel Egan02/17/12
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A Deeper Look at Phone Gap for Windows Phone

Daniel Egan continues his tutorial series on Phone Gap application development for Windows Phone. In this post, Daniel takes a closer look at the files created in the first post and the differences between a Phone Gap app and a standard Windows application.

Jerry Nixon02/17/12
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Windows Phone: An Accelerator-Based App in 5 Minutes!

Jerry Nixon provides another great tutorial for Windows Phone Application creation, this time, using the Accelerometer.

Maarten Struys02/17/12
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Adding Sound Effects to a Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Application

Maarten Struys discusses the process of adding sound effects to a Windows Phone Silverlight Application using the XNA Framework.

Jörg Winterstein02/17/12
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Indie Game Developer Income Report - January 2012

Jörg Winterstein began his "indie-career" as a mobile game developer last year, and last month he provided some indie-developer income numbers in the hopes of inspiring his fellow developers. This month, Jörg has returned after a complete year as an indie-developer and he's brought some impressive numbers with him.

Maarten Struys02/16/12
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EvenTiles from Start to Finish - Part 12

Maarten Struys continues his series on developing a Windows Phone application from start to finish. In this episode, he delves deeper into the scheduling and expiration of the PeriodicTask discussed last episode.

Chris Smith02/16/12
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Apple's Mountain Lion Aims to Bring Mac OS X and iOS Together

Apple announced the next generation of Mac OS X, and Mountain Lion is aimed at removing the barriers of interaction between Mac OS X and iOS. Mountain Lion will provide developers access to hundreds of new APIs, and is currently available as a developer preview to registered Mac developers.

Chris Smith02/16/12
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Windows Phone Fast Application Switching: Returning from Doormant State or Tombstoned?

Jesse Liberty discusses anew feature of Mango: Fast Application Switching. Jesse has a "Mini-Tutorial" available on his blog, and the source code for this project is also available.

Chris Smith02/16/12
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Windows Phone 7 XNA Game Tutorial Ep 4

In this fourth tutorial video about how to create a Windows Phone 7 game, we teach you the basics of using sensor input. MangoLander is the project we are...

Daniel Egan02/15/12
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Getting Started with Phone Gap for Windows Phone

Daniel Egan's first part in a new series on Phone Gap provides you with the things you need to do to get started using Phone Gap for Windows Phone.

John Esposito02/15/12
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Rocket Your Real-Time Mobile Apps with Square's New WebSocket Library for Objective-C

If you're interested in real-time communication using the WebSocket API, and want to take full advantage of your (increasingly large set of) mobile users, check out SocketRocket, the new WebSocket library for Objective-C.

Brian Gracely02/15/12
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Thoughts on the "Apps Economy", "Open Data" and the Value of APIs

This post discusses the author's recent Cloudcast interview with Sam Ramji and Christian Reilly, who discussed bot the business and technology value of APIs. He includes a list of nine key points he took away from the discussion.

Maarten Struys02/15/12
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EvenTiles from Start to Finish - Part 11

Maarten Struys continues his series on developing a Windows Phone app from start to finish. In this episode of EvenTiles you will learn how to debug the PeriodicTask.

Jerry Nixon02/15/12
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Windows Phone: A Microphone-enabled Phone App in 5 Minutes!

Jerry Nixon walks you through the process of creating a Windows Phone App that uses the microphone as the primary sensor.

John Esposito02/15/12
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Ask DZ: What Features Would an Ideal IDE Have?

You may love your IDE, but even the best IDE can get better. Or you may be chugging along with a free, open-source, but less-than-perfect IDE, plugging the functionality gaps with plugins that may or may not integrate perfectly. So, DZonistas: what features would an ideal IDE have?