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
Azure Mobile Services & Portable Class Libraries - Part 2 Authentication Cont'd
In Part 1 I covered a simple implementation of the Authentication feature and portable class libraries from the Azure Mobile Services SDK. However, as mentioned in the "Good & Bad So Far" section; there is not a whole lot of code reuse
Azure Mobile Services & Portable Class Libraries - Part 1 Authentication
Azure Mobile Services is undoubtedly one of the best platforms to emerge from the Azure group over the last year. If you are a mobile developer and not taking advantage of it; I encourage you to do so. There are many video and blog
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
Portable MVVM Light - Move Your View Models : Part 2
In the first part I covered how to get the initial project setup and share the ViewModels and ViewModelLocator between a Windows Phone 8 project and a Windows Store Application. In this post, I'll add a DataService and a Model class that will be
Portable MVVM Light - Move Your View Models
Portable Class Libraries Portable Class Libraries were added as a project type in the interest of creating an assembly that you could use across the .NET Framework, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, or Xbox 360 platforms without modifications. Well, not really that easy. There is
Developer Days at Microsoft Store
Developer Workshops Joe Healy (@devfish) and I have been hosting workshops at the Microsoft Store in Orlando at the Florida Mall over the past few Thursdays. The current series has been focusing on Windows Store Apps, including game application development. Joe presented this past
Looking at Windows Azure Mobile Services with Fiddler
CodeProject As usual throughout the day I have MetroTwit open and toast are constantly popping up here and there and I glance over to see what’s what. Then I see. from @WindowsAzure this: And all work stopped for me to check this out.
Develop Your First Windows Phone App - Get a Free Nokia Phone
This past Friday I attended a Windows Phone Developer event put on by Rich Dunbar, who is a Nokia Developer Ambassador, here in Orlando. I have exchanged some tweets and emails with Rich in the past and watched some feedback from some of the
Getting started with Windows Phone and MVVM Light - Part 2 of 2
CodeProject In Part 1, we covered the following: Creating the application* Connecting the View and the View-Model* Adding an additional View or PagePart 2 we'll see how to add a button on the first page to navigate to the second page which will cover
Orlando Windows Phone & Metro User Group Announces - Dark Sky API Developer App Contest!
Orlando Windows Phone & Metro User Group Announces - Dark Sky API Developer App Contest! Are you a Florida based developer? Have some skills you're dying to show off? Well now is the time! In support of the Florida .NET Development Community OrlandoWPUG is
Getting started with Windows Phone and MVVM Light - Part 1 of 2
CodeProject A few days ago, Rich Dunbar wrote a post about how to get started with with Windows Phone Development and the post went freaking viral. Now the reason here is that Rich, in his spare time, sponsors and host events for Nokia in
Orlando Windows Phone User Group - Kickoff Meeting
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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
My Nokia Lumia 900 Has Arrived - It Killed My iPhone!
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