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Current Entries

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10 Jun 2013
roscler
Azure based pet adoption agent that helps pet lovers find the perfect pet while saving the lives of kittens & puppies
13 Mar 2019
Safak Tarazan
Usage of services, alarm manager and broadcast receivers
26 Apr 2013
Simon Jackson
FindMe - My entry to the Azure Developer competition
3 Apr 2013
Komin Dmitry
How to write iPhone application to authenticate to SharePoint and read the contents of a list provided by the SharePoint REST API.
15 Feb 2014
Yildirim Kocdag
This article helps you to reject and accept an incoming call for your Android device with functions.
28 Apr 2013
ArchieCoder
Application to notify spotlighted Windows Phone apps to the developers on a daily basis
11 May 2013
Jack V. Vo
Indepth detail of how to utilize the trail period of windows Azure
1 Apr 2013
Melih Mucuk
Checking location services are enabled or disabled on android phone.
6 Apr 2013
li9705
Integrating a web server in android application can increase its flexibility, because it gives more interactive with other terminals.
15 Apr 2013
Daniel Vaughan
Generating localized resources in Mono for Android using T4.
15 Apr 2013
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post describes the addition of a two-finger rotation and three-finger pitch gesture to the Windows Phone 8 Map control.
7 Jul 2014
Eduardo Antonio Cecilio Fernandes
How to handle asynchronous tasks in Android Activities
9 Jul 2015
Zamrony P. Juhara
Twitter statuses go mobile
18 Apr 2013
Stuart Wheelwright
Step-by-step explanation of building a Task Timer app using web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery Mobile.
2 Apr 2013
PratapReddyP
Demo of PhoneGap on an Android
1 Apr 2013
Kevin Morfin
This article will show you how to access your Android Calendar Events in a Hybrid Android Application.
1 Apr 2013
PratapReddyP
In this post, my intent is to use the internal memory of an android and save / retrieve the data from different views.
6 Apr 2013
Simon Jackson
PCL targets for Mono / MonoGame projects
25 Apr 2013
Simon Jackson
Come one, come all , get your racing sticks here, throw them in and catch the winner!
14 Jun 2013
K2DaC2
ErrZure is a tool for collecting and managing errors from mobile clients.
23 Apr 2013
Azim Zahir
This article demonstrates creating Android apps on device using AIDE.
8 Apr 2013
Nicolas Humann
Repository Pattern with Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows Phone app and Windows Store app.
12 May 2013
GatisA
This is a book libraries database.
21 Apr 2013
Eduardo Antonio Cecilio Fernandes
Add asynchronous tasks, using threads, in Android activities while updating its progress to the UI. Use this technique for SDKs lower than 1.5.
17 Apr 2013
Yildirim Kocdag
Play a media file (wav, MP3, etc) in the Assets folder.
2 Apr 2013
NitRiX Reloaded
How to set up Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8 and working with Visual Studio 2010/2012
17 Apr 2013
Yildirim Kocdag
This article helps you to set your Android device ringer mode to silent and normal, and check the last mode.
29 Apr 2013
Mojtaba Eng
Decode and encode files by mobile serial number using AT commands.
30 Apr 2013
Brian Legg
Danger Dodger will keep track of the amount of danger you're in at any given point in time and help you to avoid it.
4 Apr 2013
Jules H
The Android SDK class DialogPreference doesn't support context menus out of the box. Here's a quick tip on how to implement them.
15 Apr 2013
zoyobar
Using SQLite with Windows Phone 8 apps.
25 Apr 2013
zoyobar
Defining Windows Phone app's requirements
28 Apr 2013
JoewyCodes
White Stone Helps Businesses Give Their Customers Greater Value for their Money.
14 Apr 2013
zoyobar
Usefel tips for Windows Phone XNA game development.
1 Oct 2013
IPI Paul
Use this script to create Bookmarks that enable quick Login to your favourite sites.
28 Apr 2013
Ken Cenerelli
An application to store your list of medical shots in the cloud
28 Apr 2013
freshbreeze
Cloud Solution to help Patients to get rid of Drug Addiction and take medicines on time. Failing to take drug will trigger notifications to Doctors. Drug reminders will be available in Live Calendar and Proofs for taken medicines will be stored in SkyDrive.
2 Apr 2013
NitRiX Reloaded
Windows Phone 8 - application model and fast application resume
7 Apr 2013
Amazon
Getting Started with the Amazon Mobile Ads API
3 Apr 2013
ClayJones
The iPhone’s keyboard takes up a whopping 216px, and sometimes text fields are positioned towards the bottom. When the keyboard appears, they are hidden.

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

Amazon
United States United States
Amazon enables mobile app developers to make their apps available for sale to millions of customers worldwide on Amazon and Kindle Fire. We offer easy-to-integrate services that help developers find new customers, keep them engaged, and monetize their apps.
ArchieCoder
Software Developer (Senior) Mirego
Canada Canada
My name is Sébastien Lachance.

I love C# developing Windows Phone and Windows 8 applications.

When I’m not in front of a computer, my hobbies include playing bridge, poker and other card games, biking, reading technology news.
Azim Zahir
Instructor / Trainer NIIT, India
India India
I am a trainer by profession. Currently I am working with NIIT (Mumbai, India) as a Senior Faculty. I enjoy programming as a hobby. My favorite technologies are Flash, Flex and Silverlight.

Of late I have developed keen interest in WPF and Windows Mobile programming.

Apart from computers, my favorite pastime is bicycling.
Brian Legg
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
My name is Brian Legg and I'm a .NET developer from Tallahassee, FL on a quest to learn all there is to know about designing software for the XBox 360, internet applications and mobile devices. After nearly 15 years of programming I've finally settled on the Microsoft stack as my weapon of choice in combating bad code. I'm interested in anything relating to .NET, SOA, or UI design.
ClayJones
United States United States
No Biography provided
Colin Eberhardt
Architect Scott Logic
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I am CTO at ShinobiControls, a team of iOS developers who are carefully crafting iOS charts, grids and controls for making your applications awesome.

I am a Technical Architect for Visiblox which have developed the world's fastest WPF / Silverlight and WP7 charts.

I am also a Technical Evangelist at Scott Logic, a provider of bespoke financial software and consultancy for the retail and investment banking, stockbroking, asset management and hedge fund communities.

Visit my blog - Colin Eberhardt's Adventures in .NET.

Follow me on Twitter - @ColinEberhardt

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Daniel Vaughan
President Outcoder
Switzerland Switzerland
Daniel Vaughan is a nine-time Microsoft MVP and co-founder of Outcoder, a Swiss software and consulting company dedicated to creating best-of-breed user experiences and leading-edge back-end solutions, using the Microsoft stack of technologies--in particular Xamarin, WPF, and the UWP.

Daniel is the author of Windows Phone 8 Unleashed and Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed, both published by SAMS.

Daniel is the developer behind several acclaimed mobile apps including Surfy Browser for Android and Windows Phone. Daniel is the creator of a number of popular open-source projects, most notably Codon.

Would you like Daniel to bring value to your organisation? Please contact

Blog | MVP profile | Twitter


Xamarin Experts
Windows 10 Experts
Graduated from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (State University of Campinas - UNICAMP) having experience with undergrad research.

Started working as a developer with Java and .NET Web and Desktop applications. Also, developed Eclipse PDE, Perl, PHP and Android applications.

Currently working as a Tech Lead, Architect and ScrumMaster for .NET and Java Enterprise applications.

Main interests: Software Architecture, Technical Leadership, Web and Mobile applications, SCRUM
freshbreeze
Software Developer FreshBreeze Software Consultancy Services
India India
I'm a freelancer by profession, working mainly on .NET 2.0 and VB6 Technologies.

My core experience lies in working on application framework side and have created many off the shelf components in my projects.

I started my career on VB6 TAPI Application Development and from that, I've to software side completely.

Currently am taking projects from RentACoder.com and executing them on own.

Have a look at my website to know more about me.
GatisA
Unknown
No Biography provided
IPI Paul
Software Developer (Junior) http://www.ipi-international.me.uk
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Developed my 1st Accounts Database in 1994 using Lotus 123. Following that, a Payroll Database in 1999 using Microsoft Access 1997. I then went on to developing my 1st intergrated Multi Currency and Multi Department Accounts and Payroll database in 2002 using Microsoft Access 2000 then upgraded it to 2003.

I have been sharing Microsfot Software Solutions on the web since 1999. In trying to improve the quality of my work, I have studied Microsoft Office packages from 95 to 2013, Microsoft SQL Server version 7 to 2012 Dev, MySQL, PHP, C++, visual Basic 6, HTML, CSS, XML, Vbscript, JavaScript, DOS, IIS version 4 to 7 and all Microsoft Client and Server Operating Systems from Windows 95 to Windows 8 Pro.

My aim is to learn and utilize everything that makes an office run smoothly.

Specialties
Vbscript, SQL Script, JavaScript, Visual Basic Macros, Microsoft Excel and Access Macros, Stored Procedures, C# for Asp.Net, SSRS.
Jack V. Vo
CEO Vo4Tech LLC
United States United States
I have been in the development world for the last 10 years since I start college and in love with it ever since. Currently I am a contractor for bus transportation company, a full time employee for the government and a CEO for my company Vo4Tech. I have been created application that mostly use in the industry that I can't disclose much information, but it include web services, database(Local and Server), VBA, and a lot of coding!

Our mission is to provide high quality, affordable computer consultant, on-site home pc support, web site design and promotion optimization services to any size home or business operating on tight budgets. This is a home-based computer repair service which allows for faster service.
JoewyCodes
Software Developer (Senior) Software Natives
United States United States
No Biography provided
Jules H
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
K2DaC2
Team Leader
Germany Germany
Mobile Developer and Team Leader

Projects for / with kaufDA / Bonial International

Android Apps for Bonial International
Germany / kaufDA: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bonial.kaufda
Russia: / Lokata : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ru.lokata.android
Brasil / Guiato : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=br.guiato.android
France / Bonial : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fr.bonial.android
Spain / Ofertia : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=es.ofertia.android

Windows Phone App for Bonial International
http://www.windowsphone.com/de-de/store/app/kaufda/baeb922d-eb82-e011-986b-78e7d1fa76f8

Windows 8 Apps
http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/de-de/app/kaufda-navigator/08c5af55-d00b-4229-aaaf-590455937775
http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/fr-fr/app/bonial-promos-et-catalogues/8fcf9bfa-0d0b-46f9-b27a-509ead7bed88
http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/ru-RU/app/lokata/0d5c7a8e-284e-489c-bee6-bbca01e199f8
http://apps.samsung.com/earth/topApps/topAppsDetail.as?COUNTRY_CODE=DEU&productId=G00001914050&listYN=Y&_isAppsDep=Y

Own Projects:
QuizMix for Windows Phone (Silverlight, C#)
http://www.windowsphone.com/de-de/store/app/quizmix/054ffb61-9e93-e011-986b-78e7d1fa76f8
518 Ratings, 4 1/2 Stars. More then 100.000 Downloads.

8 "Small" Apps for Blackberry10. Some Native (C++ / QNX, some Android Ports)
http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/vendor/32338/?lang=en
Ken Cenerelli
Software Developer
Canada Canada
I am a programmer writer, .NET developer, Microsoft MVP - .NET Platform, public speaker, blogger, and Microsoft Azure nerd.

I blog regularly at kencenerelli.wordpress.com and can be found on Twitter via @KenCenerelli.
Kevin Morfin
United States United States
No Biography provided
Komin Dmitry
Software Developer (Senior)
Russian Federation Russian Federation
I’m software developer experienced with Microsoft technologies (preferably ASP.NET, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft SharePoint). Overall IT experience is over 9 years.

LinkedIn: http://ru.linkedin.com/in/dmitriykomin
Email: dkomin85@gmail.com
Skype: dkomin85
li9705
China China
No Biography provided
Melih Mucuk
Software Developer NoMad Commerce
Turkey Turkey
Melih Mucuk

Software & Mobile App Developer

Visit my blog: http://melihmucuk.com
Mojtaba Eng
Software Developer
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Software developer
Nicolas Humann
Technical Lead
France France
Specialized in .net technologies for many years, I am a technology fan in both asp.net and wpf/silverlight, using c# and .NET 4.
NitRiX Reloaded
Technical Lead
India India
http://about.me/nithinmohantk
PratapReddyP
Web Developer
India India
I am an Aspiring Architect, having expertise in Design and Development. Good knowledge on TDD and DDD Approaches. Well versed with Agile methodology. Strong at Sharepoint, C# , Asp.Net, MVC, MVC Razor, WCF, Entity Framework, SQL, BI Tools.
roscler
Software Developer Android Technologies, Inc.
United States United States
Robert Oschler is a veteran artificial intelligence, robotics, natural language processing, and speech recognition programmer. His latest love is C#/.NET programming, especially on the Windows Phone platform. When not writing code you can find him playing guitar or watching the latest videos on MSDN's Channel 9. He is also a member of the incredible Nokia DVLUP program and owes much of his affection for Windows Phone programming to the wonderfully talented and enthusiastic Nokia Ambassadors.
Safak Tarazan
Software Developer Information Technologies
Turkey Turkey
With my educational background and personality, I am a multidisciplinary person who has

interest in both computer security and embedded systems.
Simon Jackson
Architect ZenithMoon Studios
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Long time game developer / IT maniac.
By day working as a lowly Technical Architect for a healthcare software firm, by night Masquerading as the Master Chief of ZenithMoon Studios.

At heart I'm a community developer breaking down lots of fun and curious technologies and bringing them to the masses.

I'm also a contributor to several open source projects, most notably the AdRotator advertising rotator project for Windows and Windows Phone.

After a hefty break with Windows Phone and Windows 8 I'm heading back to my XNA roots to show how beginners and current XNA devs can take their skills forward with XNA's bleak future.

ID&Xbox MVP & Best selling author
[Mastering Unity 2D Game Development] (https://www.packtpub.com/game-development/mastering-unity-2d-game-development)
[Unity 3D UI Essentials] (https://www.packtpub.com/game-development/unity-3d-gui-essentials)
Stuart Wheelwright
Architect BlackJet Software Ltd
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Stuart Wheelwright is the Principal Architect and Software Developer at BlackJet Software Ltd.

He has over 16 years commercial experience producing robust, maintainable, web-based solutions and bespoke systems for Microsoft platforms.

His latest project is Shopping UK, an elegantly simple shopping list for iPhone.
Yildirim Kocdag
Architect
Turkey Turkey
Phd. Yildirim Kocdag is a Computer Engineer.

Programming Languages
Android, Objective-c, c#, vb.net, asp.net, javascript, TSQL.

Computer Science
DataMining, Compilers, Expert Systems, Digital Image Processing, AI and Extreme Programming.

ykocdag@yahoo.com

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=223886830
Zamrony P. Juhara
Software Developer juhara Web Bisnis
Indonesia Indonesia
Zamrony P. Juhara is software developer living in Surabaya Indonesia. His main interest subjects are computer graphics, game development and web development. On his free time, he maintains his personal website juhara.com and writes 3D graphics and Android programming article for PC Media magazine.
zoyobar
United States United States
No Biography provided
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