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Jevgeni Tšaikin11/23/11
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Navigation in Windows Phone 7 apps

In this lesson I am going to describe some ways of using Windows Phone 7 Frame and Page navigation. Also I will show how to use or even override Back button functionality.

Jeff Blankenburg11/22/11
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31 Days of Mango | Day #21: Sockets

This article is Day #21 in a series called 31 Days of Mango, and was written by guest author Parag Joshi.  Parag can be reached on Twitter at @ilovethexbox.

Juhani Lehtimaki11/22/11
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Ice Cream Sandwich UI feature - Tabs

Ice Cream Sandwich is now out and Android's latest version is open source again. The Nexus Galaxy was already released in some parts of the world and is getting flattering reviews. In all the reviews the biggest point has been the operating system...

Jerry Nixon11/22/11
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Windows Phone Mango Sample: Bing Maps

Building on Windows Phone is great, but not always easy. So, here was my situation. I had the string “Denver, Colorado”. I needed to show it on a map. To show anything on a map I just add a Pushpin. The problem is, a Pushpin requires latitude and...

Jevgeni Tšaikin11/22/11
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Determining license mode in Windows Phone 7 apps

In this post I will show how to separate trial license functionality from full license functionality in Windows Phone 7 applications. Application submitted to a marketplace could be provided with a trial version, so any user can try it before buying.

Mitch Pronschinske11/22/11
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Windows Phone 7 XNA Game Tutorial Ep 2 - Drawing & Physics Pt. 1

In this second tutorial video about how to create a Windows Phone 7 game, I start the basics of our game MangoLander - the example project we are using to...

John Esposito11/22/11
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Embracing All Media for Your Message with CSS3 Media Queries

Some media, of course, the developer doesn't need to worry about -- you don't need to track (AM)OLED technology, for example, in order to develop for mobile.But at some level media do matter, and for these the developer has often been forced to make some...

Maximiliano Firtman11/21/11
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iWebInspector: Debugging webapps and PhoneGap apps on iOS

Debugging mobile web applications was always a painful process. In this post I’m presenting the free tool iWebInspector I’ve created to enable a full Web Inspector -including JavaScript debugging & profiling- in Safari for iPhone and iPad and in...

Mitch Pronschinske11/21/11
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Background Tasks, Toast, and Tiles App for WP Mango

There's a very simple tutorial for building basic apps using a background agent to update the pinned tile and pop up toast.  The tutorial, by Dina Berry, allows the application will talk to the agent through an isolated storage file that is protected by a...

Mitch Pronschinske11/21/11
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A Windows Phone Mango App... About Mangos

A great example of a multi-faceted application for Windows Phone 7.1 Mango that could be used in a marketing campaign or some similar situation is the new Mangolicious app tutorial from MSDN.The app contains fun facts, recipies, and a silly little...

Jevgeni Tšaikin11/21/11
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Twitter Search application for Windows Phone 7

In this lesson I will create a simple Twitter search application for Windows Phone 7. Basically, tutorial is very similar to my previous my RSS tutorial, but instead of RSS feed, I am going to use one of the Twitter API methods. This application will allow...

Mitch Pronschinske11/21/11
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Windows Phone 7 XNA Game Tutorial Ep 1

In the first of a series of tutorial videos about how to create a Windows Phone 7 game, I introduce MangoLander - the example project we will use to learn...

John Esposito11/21/11
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Video: The Future is Native

A number of prominent front-end developers delivered helpful talks at this year's Fronteers 2011 conference in Amsterdam.In this (provocatively titled) video, Aral Balkan offers a series of radical suggestions on how UI considerations -- or, better, the...