In this Issue: John Papa, Tim Heuer, Jeff Blankenburg(-2-, -3-), Jesse Liberty, Jay Kimble, Wei-Meng Lee, Paul Sheriff, Mike Snow(-2-, -3-), Samuel Jack, James Ashley, and Peter Kuhn.
Above the Fold:
"Animation Texture Creator"
"dows Phone from Scratch #13 — Custom Behaviors Part II: ActionTrigger"
Awesome blog post by Jesse Liberty about writing in general: Ten Requirements For Tutorials, Videos, Demos and White Papers That Don’t Suck
1000 Silverlight Cream Posts and Counting!
John Papa has Silverlight TV number 55 up and it's an inverview he did with me the day before the Firestarter in December... thanks John... great job in making me not look stooopid :)
Silverlight service release today - 4.0.51204
Tim Heuer announced a service release of Silverlight ... check out his blog for the updates and near the bottom is a link to the developer runtime.
What I Learned In WP7 – Issue #3
Jeff Blankenburg has been pushing out tips ... number 3 consisted of 3 good pieces of info for WP7 devs including more info about fonts and a good site for free audio files
What I Learned In WP7 – Issue #4
In number 4, Jeff Blankenburg talks about where to get some nice free WP7 icons, and a link to a cool article on getting all sorts of device info
What I Learned In WP7 – Issue #5
Number 5 finds Jeff Blankenburg giving up the XAP for a CodeMash sessiondata app... or wait for it to appear in the Marketplace next week.
Windows Phone from Scratch #13 — Custom Behaviors Part II: ActionTrigger
Wow... Jesse Liberty is up to number 13 in his Windows Phone from scratch series... this time it's part 2 of his Custom Behaviors post, and ActionTriggers specifically.
Solving the Storage Problem in WP7 (for CF Developers)
Jay Kimble has released his WP7 dropbox client to the wild ... this is cool for loading files at run-time... opens up some ideas for me at least.
Building Location Service Apps in Windows Phone 7
Wei-Meng Lee has a big informative post on location services in WP7... getting a Bing Maps API key, getting the data, navigating and manipulating the map, adding pushpins... good stuff
Using Xml Files on Windows Phone
Paul Sheriff is discussing XML files as a database for your WP7 apps via LINQ to XML. Sample code included.
Mike Snow has been busy with Tips of the Day ... he published a children's app for tracing their ABC's and discusses some of the code bits involved.
Win7 Mobile Application Bar – AG_E_PARSER_BAD_PROPERTY_VALUE
Mike Snow's next post is about the infamous AG_E_PARSER_BAD_PROPERTY_VALUE error or worse in WP7 ... how he got it, and how he fixed it... could save you some hair...
Forward Navigation on the Windows Phone
Mike Snow's latest post is about forward navigation on the WP7 ... oh wait... there isn't any... check out the post.
Day 2 of my “3 days to Build a Windows Phone 7 Game” challenge
Samuel Jack details about 9 hours in day 2 of his quest to build an XNA app for WP7 from a cold start.
Windows Phone 7 Side Loading
James Ashley has a really complete write-up on side-loading apps onto your WP7 device. Don't get excited... this isn't a hack... this is instructions for side-loading using the Microsoft-approved methos, which means a registered device.
Animation Texture Creator
Remember Peter Kuhn's post the other day about an Animation Texture Creator? ... well today he has some added tweaks and the source code! ... thanks Peter!
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