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Presenting Azure Mobile Services @ DVLUP Day Tampa 11/16/2013

Nokia, through its DVLUP program, is putting on DVLUP day in various cities from Nov. 16 - Dec 6.  I'll be in Tampa on the 16th of November presenting Azure Mobile Services. I'll give an overview of: Getting Started Push Notifications Visual Studio 2013 Tools for Azure General Q & A I will also be around all day if you have any questions about Portable Class Libraries or Advanced features of Azure Mobile Services such as complex data types, authentication, etc. Event Summary Spend a day with two of our top Nokia Developer Ambassadors, Bill Reiss (@billreiss) and Atley Hunter (@atleyhunter). Together, Bill and Atley will guide you through the process of publishing your apps to the Windows Phone...


Develop Windows 8 & Windows Phone Apps and Win Cash!

From February 1 through June 2013, publish a new Windows 8 or Windows Phone app and enter my sweepstakes page to win up to $1000 in cash prizes.  WHAT?!?!   Pretty cool right.  Get extra $$ for what you are already doing.  Publish you app in the store the go to http://spboyer.me/appsforcash and submit your app. 3 Winners each month! $1000 $500 $250 Follow me on [email protected] and let me know when you submit it and I'll personally look at the app and give it a review and let all my friends to give it a look as well for extra exposure. See official rules here BONUS POINTS AND AWARDS FREE NOKIA PHONE If this is your FIRST...


My Response to CNET: Is AT&T's sales force prepared to sell the Nokia Lumia 900?

Mary Jo Foley (@maryjofoley) tweeted that this article was depressing and I felt compelled to write an opinion. Now, let me first state that I am not a journalist or a professional blogger, yet a passionate developer who lives Windows Phone and has been an iPhone user for the last 3 or so years. One thing that we all must remember when answering the posted question above, is that we are talking about people, with opinions and passions and habits.  These things are hard to break. There are a great deal of AT&T employees that have been carrying around an iPhone for the better part of five years living most of their lives looking into that screen...


My Nokia Lumia 900 Has Arrived - It Killed My iPhone!

Nokia Lumia 900The newest Windows Phone 7 device has arrived and I have to say I can't put it down! No seriously I can't! First, because ever since I told my 4 yr old that "...on Daddy's new phone you can play XBOX Live" (he almost exploded) he has been as anxious as I have to get it in. Secondly,it just plain beautiful. The OS, weight, size and speed of it all, what a home run. Now, let me first say that I'm not going to post step by step pictures of the unboxing as there have been and will be more shots of this gem online and although a few more pictures won't degrade the quality of what...