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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?

Mikael Koskinen02/14/12
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GrazeWP7: Static Site Generation Using Razor

Mikael Koskinen gives a great break down of using GrazeWP7 to create a static sites for Windows Phone 7 applications.

Chris Smith02/14/12
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Windows Phone 7 XNA Game Tutorial Ep 3

In this third tutorial video about how to create a Windows Phone 7 game, we build on the basics of the last MangoLander episode, focusing on code refactoring...

Mark Mooibroek02/14/12
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Hiding the Soft-Keyboard on Android

Mark Mooibroek provides a quick tutorial for hiding the soft-touch keyboard on button press, as well as hiding the keyboard from AndroidManifest.xml.

Daniel Egan02/14/12
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Windows Phone REST...The Easy Way

Daniel Egan has seen too many developers with great ideas for applications that pull cool data for great services but get tied up in the implementation of "Getting it Done", so he provides a quick and easy way to get REST data from a service.

Jerry Nixon02/14/12
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Windows Phone: Use Location Services AND get Certified!

Jerry Nixon uses his Microsoft expertise to explain how to avoid rejection from the Windows Phone Marketplace while still using location data in your app.

Dhananjay Kumar02/13/12
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Using the ConnectionSettings Task for Windows Phone

Dhananjay Kumar provides some simple code snippets to change the Connection Settings for Windows Phone to Wifi, Bluetooth, Cellular, or Airplane Mode.

Chris Smith02/13/12
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Windows Phone 7 XNA Game Tutorial Ep 2

In this second tutorial video (Episode 1 Available Here) about how to create a Windows Phone 7 game, we start the basics of our game MangoLander - the...

Juhani Lehtimaki02/13/12
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Google Chrome for Android's Bezel Swipe: A Solution to Pan and Swipe Confusion?

Juhani Lehtimaki talks about Google Chrome for Android's Bezel Swipe gesture, and how it may be the solution to pan and swipe confusion on current Android browsers. Lehtimaki discusses the origin of the pan and swipe issue, as well as the difficulties of introducing a new gesture to mobile device users.

Cedric Beust02/13/12
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The only sure way to lose is not to play

Google’s recent letter to the IEEE about their position on the current lawsuits between Motorola Mobility and Apple seems to spark some outrage across the mobile land. And I’m puzzled.

Maarten Struys02/13/12
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EvenTiles from Start to Finish - Part 10

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 add background processing to a Windows Phone application by means of a PeriodicTask.

Jerry Nixon02/13/12
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Mango Sample: A Cloud-based Phone App in 5 Minutes!

Jerry Nixon shows you how to create a Cloud-based Phone App in 5 minutes and 6 easy steps!

Amit Saha02/12/12
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Exploring App Inventor

I have been exploring App Inventor since a month starting with writing an article for Linux Journal. During this time, App Inventor has been shut down by Google, and handed over to MIT to carry on the development of the software. This transition phase has been quite interesting personally. From just being a consumer of the service, I have had the opportunity to play around with hosting the service – i.e. running an AI service on Google App Engine, which anyone can use.

Michael Crump02/12/12
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Retrieving a WebPage Title and Sharing it with the ShareLink in Windows Phone

Michael Crump's walk through on how to retrieve a webpage title and then share it using the ShareLink feature on Windows Phone requires only 11 lines of code.