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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Alex Curylo ran across an interesting post from OpenStreetMap discussing Apple's apparent use of out-of-date OpenStreetMap data for iPhoto tiles.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...

Jerry Nixon03/14/12
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Broken: Windows 8 and the Windows Phone SDK

Jerry Nixon discusses the issues surrounding use of the consumer preview of Windows 8, particularly with regards to doing Windows Phone development...

Senthil Kumar03/13/12
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Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone – Introduction and Installation

Senthil Kumar introduces Telerik's RadControls for Windows Phone 7, which enables Windows Phone developers to easily create beautiful and powerful apps. Includes a list of many of the most important 35 controls.

Chris Smith03/13/12
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How to Colorize Images Using Expression Blend

Timmy Kokke created this quick tutorial video for changing the color of images for Windows Phone 7 applications using Expression Blend 4 by replacing png images with a rectangle with an opacity mask.

Chris Smith03/13/12
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Folders for Full Unlocked and Rooted WP7 Devices

WindowsPhoneHacker put together this video previewing his Root Folder Application, a branch of the Folders Application for Full Unlocked or Rooted Windows Phones.

Chris Smith03/13/12
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WP7 Devices Will Not Upgrade to Windows Phone 8?

Rumors continue to swirl about the inevitable Windows Phone 8 release, and potential upgrades for Windows Phone 7 users. Chris Smith takes a look at some recent comments from Microsoft VP Terry Myerson...

Jörg Winterstein03/12/12
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Indie Game Developer Income Report - February 2012

Jörg Winterstein began his "indie-career" as a mobile game developer last year, and he's been providing some indie-developer income numbers in the hopes of inspiring his fellow developers. In this post, Jörg recaps his month of February as an indie-developer...

Alex Curylo03/12/12
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cocos2d vs. iPad 3

Alex Curylo explains that if you have a cocos2d iPad game out there, you might want to check it out with the iPad 3 simulator...NOW!

Michael Crump03/12/12
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Community MegaPhone Podcast Ep 33 with Michael Crump

Michael Crump was recently interviewed by Dane Morgridge and G. Andrew Duthie for their podcast titled “Community MegaPhone”. They talked for about an hour and a half on all things Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8.

Chris Smith03/12/12
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Tutorial: Developing a Windows Phone 7 Application in 25 Minutes

In this live tutorial-style demo, Reza Alizadeh, Architect Evangelist for Microsoft will walk you through building a Windows Phone 7 Plancast application that will leverage the Plancast public API.

Chris Smith03/12/12
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Developing Applications Using Microsoft's Metro for Windows Phone

Bryan Agnetta, Senior User Experience PM Lead at Microsoft, offers insight into developing applications using the Metro design language. Agnetta gives an overview of creating applications with Metro and discusses Microsoft's efforts to integrate its various brands into this one innovative platform.