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Jerry Nixon03/22/12
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Windows 8: At last! Expression Blend for XAML, Metro

Holy frakin’ awesome! The silence around Blend has been slightly lifted. Will there be Expression Blend for Metro XAML like there is for Metro HTML5? Oh yeah!

Chris Smith03/22/12
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Design Patterns and Phone Apps - The Decorator and Windows Phone 7 Software Tutorial

This tutorial includes Beginner Windows Phone 7 development, as well as a more advanced lesson in object-oriented design patterns (a.k.a. the Decorator), combining mobilde development with software architecture. The tutorial uses Visual Studio Express 2010 and the Windows Phone SDK.

Chris Smith03/22/12
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Microsoft Information Leaker 'Exiting the Game', But Not Without Spilling More Beans

A reliable source of Microsoft-centric information leaks, MSnerd has announced he is exiting the arena. But before he goes, he's decided to answer any and all questions related to Microsoft and their place in the industry in a Q&A session on Reddit. Of particular interest are the topics of Silverlight and potential Windows Phone 'Apollo' upgrades for 1st and 2nd generation Windows Phone users.

Andrea Haubner03/22/12
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Adding Ads to Your Windows Phone Application

Andrea Haubner explains how to add advertisements to your Windows Phone Application in just a few simple steps.

Karthikeyan Anb...03/22/12
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Working with Encrypting Data for Security in Windows Phone

Security is mainly a concern for developing mobile applications since the misuse of data like Passwords, connection strings, etc. are highly possible which we need to take care of by encrypting and decrypting where ever possible. In this article we are going to see how to encrypt data and use it in Windows Phone 7 application development.

Chris Smith03/21/12
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IDC Survey Reveals Android Developer Interest Waning, Google and HTML5 Are On The Rise

A recent survey by IDC and Appcelerator revealed that developer interest in Android app development is steadily decreasing, while iOS development remains #1, Windows Phone 7 interest remains high and HTML5 integration is more popular than ever.

Chris Smith03/21/12
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Blast Aliens in Your Browser with Your iOS Trigger Device

Roshan Abraham sent us a link to this web browser game that uses an iOS device as the controller, reading the accelerometer values and pushing them to a node.js server. WARNING: This demo may cause a significant decrease in workplace productivity!

Chris Smith03/21/12
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Write Apps for Windows Phone 7 - Software Development Tutorial

Learn to write apps and games for your Windows Phone 7 mobile phone! Use either 7.0 or 7.5 (Mango) operating systems. This tutorial uses C# to demonstrate how easy it is to start writing your own apps, even for a beginner.

Senthil Kumar03/21/12
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Fixing the UnKnown Namespace Error for Windows Phone

Senthil Kumar ran into a small problem after installing the Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone when he kept getting an "UnKnown Namespace" error. It turns out, this was caused by the type 'RadRating' not being found because he was pointing it to the wrong name space. Here, he provides a very quick and easy fix.

Rabeb Othmani03/20/12
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Creating an Application with a Local Database for Windows Phone Mango

Rabeb Othmani is back with another installment of her Windows Phone Mango tutorial series. In this post, Rabeb explains how to create an application with a local database.

Daniel Egan03/20/12
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Windows Phone Unleashed: Hands-On Programming Event

Daniel Egan and Bret Stateham are the content creators for the upcoming Windows Phone Unleashed Event, a series of free, all-day, hands on programming, B.Y.O. Laptop event. In this post, Daniel explains what to expect from the event, along with a detailed list of topics that will be covered.

Den D.03/20/12
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TCP-based sockets on Windows Phone with support for large amounts of data

Den Delimarsky shows how it is possible to transmit larger amounts of data through the TCP pipe by using the basic Socket structures on Windows Phone.

Chris Smith03/20/12
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An Introduction to iPhone App Design

The guys over at App Design Vault have put together this excellent introductory tutorial for better iPhone development.

Rabeb Othmani03/19/12
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Unit Testing Your Windows Phone Mango App

Making apps is good, but making apps that work perfectly is better, and to make sure your apps work perfectly, you need to test. Rabeb Othmani has put together a great walk through for the Mango Unit Testing Framework.

Senthil Kumar03/19/12
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Correcting the Invisible Events Tab Issue in the Properties Window for Windows Phone

Senthil Kumar ran into a small issue with his Telerik RadControls: the Events tab was invisible in the Properties Window. By downloading the MSI file and repairing the installation of RadControls, Senthil was able to fix his problem, and in this post he shows you just how he did it.