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Jorge Ramon12/01/11
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Building a jQuery Mobile Application, Part 2

Ready for more jQuery Mobile and Jasmine? This is the second part of my tutorial on how to create a mobile web app using jQuery Mobile. In this tutorial we’re building a mobile web application that offers its users the following features:

David Kelley11/30/11
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Fixing a WinPhone Phone Gap App: Those Darn Gray Box's

(if you just need the hack er I mean 'solution' skip to the end)Ok so I was talking or rather tweeting with @ColinEberhardt about this issue with the gray box in IE on #wp7 (see his post at: https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-wp7/issues/26).

Mitch Pronschinske11/30/11
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Windows Phone Seeing Better Ad Revenue than iOS and Android

I commonly hear the argument: "Android phones are more popular (greater market share), but iPhone users actually buy stuff."  Well, where does that leave Windows Phone.  I don't know about app sales and e-commerce, but Smaato, a mobile ad...

Jeff Blankenburg11/30/11
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31 Days of Mango | Day #28: Media Library

This article is Day #28 in a series called 31 Days of Mango, and was written by guest author Jeff Fansler. Jeff can be reached on Twitter at @fanzoo.

Mitch Pronschinske11/30/11
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WP7 Simulator for Android and iOS: An Interesting Tactic

What if you could demo the Metro UI from Windows Phone 7 on your Android or iPhone?  No we're not talking about a sophisticated hack or jailbreak, we're talking about something that the average Joe could use.Well that demo is here today, and it works through...

Brian Gracely11/29/11
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The Cloudcast - Eps.23 - "Going Mobile..."

The Cloudcast - Eps.23 - "Going Mobile...." Date: November 28, 2011

Jeff Blankenburg11/29/11
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31 Days of Mango | Day #27: Microphone API

This article is Day #27 in a series called 31 Days of Mango, and was written by guest author Parag Joshi. Parag can be reached on Twitter at @ilovethexbox.

Jevgeni Tšaikin11/29/11
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Detecting and handling multi-touch events in Windows Phone 7 applications

In this tutorial I am going to describe a very simple application I’ve developed while playing around with multi-touch functionality in Windows Phone 7. Application is going to detect and handle multi-touch event for 4 touch points simultaneously. Image...

Jerry Nixon11/29/11
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Mango Sample: External Data

External Data? Sure; data doesn’t have to be local. Like, some applications are multi-targeted. They allow users to log in on their phone, desktop, tablet, Xbox, work PC, and even fringe technologies like Droid, IPhone, and IPad. These apps probably...

Jeff Blankenburg11/28/11
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31 Days of Mango | Day #26: Background File Transfer

This article is Day #26 in a series called 31 Days of Mango, and was written by guest author Gary Johnson.  Gary can be reached on Twitter at @GaryGJohnson.

Juhani Lehtimaki11/28/11
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A Cautionary Example of Bad Design

Sometimes it is good to look at cautionary tales of design to avoid doing the same mistakes others have made. I always try to avoid being to hars on small developers' creations as it is understandable that people doing their hobby projects or building apps...

David Pell11/28/11
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Visual Inconsistency and the WP7 Application Bar

Petter Silfver, a UI/UX designer in Stockholm, has a problem with the Windows Phone 7's application bar icons.  You see, the Microsoft UxD Guidelines have developers working with a controller to display the app's four most common tasks as little icon...

Jerry Nixon11/28/11
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Mango Sample: Data Validation

Whoa! I am getting a lot of questions on data validation. This warrants an article. Of course, we have many choices. Some are prescriptive, some are simple, and some are just not reliable. For now, I will just limit data entry to valid numbers. That...

Den D.11/27/11
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Visual Studio Achievements for Windows Phone - What it looks like

As the core is already there, it is time to put earned achievements on the show. This is the interesting part, since in a mobile application the user experience is the key to its success. Although I am still improving the overall structure to make it ready...

Jeff Blankenburg11/27/11
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31 Days of Mango | Day #25: Background Agents

This article is Day #25 in a series called 31 Days of Mango, and was written by guest author Gary Johnson.  Gary can be reached on Twitter at @GaryGJohnson.