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21 Nov 2010
Joel Ivory Johnson
Playing back data that was recorded from the Microphone, in Windows Phone 7
18 Jan 2012
Inaki Ayucar
In this post, I’ll try to share my thoughts and experience developing applications for the Windows Phone Marketplace.
22 Jul 2013
Simon Jackson
Syncfusion’s "Succinctly" series, one of the largest free (and still growing) set of technical books covering everything from languages, to source control systems and beyond.
1 Apr 2017
Dan Colasanti
AutoResetEvent can be used in place of AsyncWaitHandle and provides a thread-blocking WaitOne signaled timeout function, which can be put on a background thread in order to not block the main UI thread.
22 Nov 2010
mbcrump
How to submit a Windows Phone 7 Application to the market
13 May 2010
Sarath C
Adding toolbar buttons to taskbar button flyout
13 Dec 2010
Vangos Pterneas
Photoshop templates for Windows Phone 7
24 Apr 2011
Ondrej_Uzovic
A simple example showing how to implement encrypted communication between Windows Phone 7 and standalone .NET application.
18 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post describes the implementation of a metro ’tilt’ effect for Windows Phone 7 which causes element to respond to user interactions by tilting in 3D.
17 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post describes a Windows Phone 7 NavigationList control, a list control designed for navigation pages. The NavigationList renders twice as fast as a ListBox and has a slightly simpler API.
28 Jun 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
Peer Communication on Windows Phone 7
30 Nov 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
A quick write up on location services.
24 Sep 2010
Sarath C
Window 7: Setting custom Thumbnail clip
20 Dec 2010
Vangos Pterneas
Google translator service for Windows Phone 7
1 Jan 2011
Vangos Pterneas
Face detection in Windows Phone 7
25 Jan 2011
Daniel Vaughan
How to load data when the user scrolls to the end of a list in Windows Phone 7
7 Feb 2011
rudigrobler
An audio recorder for Windows Phone 7
9 Feb 2011
rudigrobler
Simple Error Reporting on WP7 REDUX
24 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post shows how to implement tombstoning within a Windows Phone 7 application that follows the Model-View-ViewModel pattern.
28 Apr 2012
Jeremy Alles
In this post, I share the “journal” I wrote will porting the app so that you can follow this process with many detail.
6 Feb 2011
mbcrump
Quick run through of the WP7 Developer Tools January 2011
14 Mar 2011
rudigrobler
How to make the ApplicationBar bindable in a WP7 application.
28 Mar 2011
Ondrej_Uzovic
A simple example showing how to implement communication from a Windows Phone 7 to a standalone .NET application using HTTP
29 Mar 2011
rudigrobler
What data to save when your application is tombstoned
6 Apr 2011
Vangos Pterneas
Creating an iPhone-styled Windows Phone emulator
12 May 2011
rudigrobler
The top requested features for Silverlight, WP7, and WPF
19 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
Metro In Motion #5 – SandwichFlow
19 Jul 2011
Colin Eberhardt
How to create a conversation view, mimicking the SMS messaging interface within Windows Phone 7
16 Jan 2012
Colin Eberhardt
Browsing your Photos via Bing Maps
8 Apr 2012
Daniel Vaughan
How to use T4 to generate Windows Phone WMAppManifest files
12 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to call a number programmatically in Windows Phone
17 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
This post will allow you to understand the API of Windows Phone 7 SDK. In this post, we will learn about SaveEmailAddressTask class and its API with a simple demo.
19 Apr 2012
Joel Ivory Johnson
Invoking through the Dispatcher on Windows Phone and Metro
27 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to share status from WP7 using the ShareStatus task
28 Apr 2012
Jeremy Alles
In this post, I’m sharing the aspects I discovered while trying to port a project from Windows Phone to WinRT.
12 Feb 2013
saramgsilva
This sample aims to show how to share code between Windows Store and Windows Phone app.
4 Jul 2013
Timmy Kokke
The Storyboard extension is available for users of Visual Studio Ultimate, Premium and Test Professional.
28 Jan 2014
Manoj.Kumar12
This article is Part 2 of the series of the article on Windows Phone 8 app developments - Quick Start-up guide with best practices.
22 Feb 2010
Joel Ivory Johnson
Windows Phone deployment patterns
12 Mar 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
How to implement local high scores in Windows Phone 7
12 May 2011
rudigrobler
When your application gets tombstoned, you get an opportunity to save some state about your application. What should be saved, where to save it, and when?
18 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
In this blog post, I look at how to implement the fly-out fly-in effect seen in native Windows Phone 7 applications. This effect is seen in the native mail application; when you click on a message, the title flies out of the list then flies back in as the title of the message page.
18 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
How to implement the animated 'peel' effect seen when native Windows Phone 7 applications exit
17 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post presents an attached behaviour that gracefully slides the contents of a list into view when used in conjunction with a Pivot control, emulating the Windows Phone 7 email application.
20 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
A few performance measurements that detail the relative performance of ItemsControl, ListBox and manual addition of elements to the UI
24 May 2011
Colin Eberhardt
A simple content control that can be used to defer the rendering of its contents in order to provide a better user experience on Windows Phone 7
6 Jun 2011
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post describes the development of a rolling list location indicator.
27 Jul 2011
Dan Colasanti
What I learned while evaluating and integrating XNA ad-network SDKs.
24 Aug 2011
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Release Candidate (RC) released – Download the Offline/Web Installer
9 Jan 2012
XPG Live
A walk through of using all of the features XPG Live has to offer
23 Jan 2012
Joel Ivory Johnson
How to adjust Microsoft Translator WAVE volume
19 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to search in the WP7 Marketplace using the MarketplaceSearchTask?
22 Mar 2012
zoyobar
Some lessons learned during Windows Phone XNA game devleopment
28 Mar 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to save Contact in WP7 using the SaveContactTask
31 Mar 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
In this small post, we will learn how to retrieve saved contacts in WP7 using the Windows Phone 7 SDK APIs.
4 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to programmatically search for a specific contact in WP7?
10 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
This small post will help you to understand the basics about the SavePhoneNumberTask API and details about the implementation stuff with step-by-step details.
15 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How can you programmatically retrieve a phone number from an existing contact list?
16 Apr 2012
Joel Ivory Johnson
Data serializer update for Windows Metro.
21 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to retrieve an email address from a contact list with a simple example (including the internal implementation of the API).
25 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
SmsComposeTask of the WP7 SDK can be used to create SMS from code.
3 Jul 2013
zoyobar
Using the CommandScene class to create command scenes in the XNA, WPXNA (12)
21 Jul 2013
Simon Jackson
After playing a lot with Parse over the last few weeks, I thought I’d share some of my findings.
22 Jul 2013
Ernest Poletaev
Load image in background thread in Silverlight WP7.
27 Aug 2013
zoyobar
Using NPC and NPCManager to create NPC and custom actions in XNA, WPXNA (19)
21 Jan 2016
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to build a simple Toast Notification in #UWP apps? (Part 1)
28 Aug 2013
IInjac
MVVM for Windows Phone developers.
29 May 2011
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
A list of new features in Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 Beta (Mango)
6 Apr 2011
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
This is a continuation to my previous post "How to create a Custom Control in Silverlight".
20 Mar 2013
Tamir Khason
Recursive delete from IsolatedStorage and other time savers for Windows Phone development.
26 Aug 2011
Daniel Vaughan
The custom ProgressIndicatorProxy provides a simple way to harness the new ProgressIndicator from your XAML.
11 Feb 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
You've got a class that contains data that you want to be able to save and load in IsolatedStorage on Windows Phone 7.
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.
19 Jun 2013
Ernest Poletaev
Localize Windows Phone 7 Styles.
13 Oct 2010
Joel Ivory Johnson
A brief introduction to the DynamicSoundEffectInstance class for Windows Phone 7 and a demonstration on how to communicate with the class and control pitch.
30 Sep 2011
Colin Eberhardt
Step-by-step development of a Windows Phone 7 HTML5 application using PhoneGap
8 Dec 2011
Colin Eberhardt
A slide view with page pips on Windows Phone 7
30 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to share links from WP7 to Social Networking Sites using the ShareLinkTask?
16 Jun 2011
Colin Eberhardt
A simple metro-in-motion behaviour which reduces the Panorama control’s contents while the user slides from item-to-item so that they can really appreciate your fancy background graphic!
11 Feb 2011
rudigrobler
Which one should you use?
28 Sep 2011
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
WP7 System Tray - Tips to show or hide it
26 Apr 2012
Colin Eberhardt
Databinding is a fundamental part of the WPF, Silverlight, and the Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 frameworks. It is a powerful concept that once mastered allows you to write concise and elegant code.
18 Feb 2011
Won Dong
Mobile website expansion offers business unlimited potential
8 Aug 2011
Colin Eberhardt
This blog post describes how to implement a conversation / messaging style application with Windows Phone 7. It covers how to style the speech bubbles and the scrolling of the conversation list view when the phone keyboard is shown.
13 Dec 2010
Vangos Pterneas
Windows Phone 7 launchers and choosers
2 Aug 2010
Joel Ivory Johnson
A demonstration of one way to detect shaking motion on Windows Phone 7
20 Jul 2011
Daniel Vaughan
Some really nice techniques for handling asynchronous network calls.
16 Jan 2013
kishore Gaddam
This is an introduction to HTML5 development using VS2010, HTML5, jQuery Mobile and ASP.NET MVC 4
19 Apr 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to launch the WP7 Application Details Page using the MarketplaceDetailTask?
5 May 2013
Anuraj Parameswaran
Using existing database in Windows Phone
25 Aug 2010
HelgeKlein
How to enable drag and drop for an elevated MFC application on Vista/Windows 7
18 Apr 2012
Joel Ivory Johnson
Download Code (1.14 MB)I was thinking about how to write code that will work on both Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8 (Metro). In theory some of the techniques that could be used are well known. But I wanted to try them out. So I decided to try some things out in a piece of throw away code.
30 Jan 2011
Ashish Kaila
Synergy is a platform toolkit that unleashes the power of WPF, Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 platforms. In this blog I will discuss the Windows 7 phone part of this library and how it helps to somehow converge development practices to that of WPF and leverage data binding capabilities.
12 May 2011
rudigrobler
How to make the ApplicationBar bindable.
24 Feb 2016
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
How to build a simple Toast Notification in #UWP apps? (Part 2)
19 May 2011
Vangos Pterneas
An easy-to-use, thread-safe library which works similarly to WebClient!
20 Oct 2011
Derek Lakin
Additional MessageBox features on Windows Phone 7.
8 Mar 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
How to serialize a class that is not serializable.
7 Jun 2012
James Curran
How to get an ApplicationBarIconButton by name.
7 Aug 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
Windows Phone NTP Client
8 Jun 2012
Nathan Gloyn
How I developed my first WP7 app
22 May 2013
zoyobar
How to use XNA in Silverlight
27 Jul 2013
zoyobar
Using Item and ItemManager to create items in the XNA, WPXNA (16)
12 Nov 2012
marcofranssen
The Color object doesn’t contain a color called Emerald. So I created a small class to help me out with this issue.
16 Mar 2010
mrjvdveen
MIX10 Keynote: Silverlight and Windows Phone 7
25 Aug 2010
HelgeKlein
PdhBrowseCounters Requires Elevation in Windows 7 APIs
10 Feb 2011
Tony Champion (Champion DS)
Logging in Silverlight and WP7 with MVVM Light
28 Jun 2011
Joel Ivory Johnson
Set custom ring tones in Windows Phone 7.
20 Jul 2011
Daniel Vaughan
The custom ProgressIndicatorProxy provides a simple way to harness the new ProgressIndicator from your XAML.
1 Jul 2013
Dan Colasanti
Advertising Network Options for WP7 XNA Games – Revisited
5 Aug 2011
Colin Eberhardt
How to capture Windows Phone 7 Panorama images
17 Oct 2011
Colin Eberhardt
A Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango) MVVM Tombstoning Example
30 Nov 2011
Nathan Gloyn
My thoughts on my new Windows Phone 7
12 Jan 2012
Felice Pollano
An implementation of ICivicAddressResolver for Windows Phone 7
15 Apr 2012
Nathan Gloyn
Whilst Microsoft wants a unified platform, and as I said I understand why, would it not be better to wait and be happy that Win 8 and WinRT is successful with bugs ironed out before rolling it out across all form factors?
24 Oct 2012
Simon Jackson
AdRotator for Windows Phone XNA
24 Oct 2012
Simon Jackson
          AdRotator for Windows Phone Silverlight V1.2 release With the release of what is likely the last version in the V1 branch of AdRotator for Windows Phone Silverlight I’ve gone some lengths to make sure the documentation and samples are also feature complete.
28 Jan 2013
Paulo Morgado
With Rx, events are first class citizens that can be passed around and composed as needed in a very simple way.
14 Apr 2013
zoyobar
Usefel tips for Windows Phone XNA game development.
15 Apr 2013
zoyobar
Using SQLite with Windows Phone 8 apps.
25 Apr 2013
zoyobar
Defining Windows Phone app's requirements
27 May 2013
zoyobar
How to use the Movie class to divide picture and create animation in XNA, WPXNA (4)
30 May 2013
zoyobar
Using the AudioManager class to play sounds and music in XNA, WPXNA (5)
4 Jun 2013
zoyobar
How to use HitArea class for hit testing in XNA, WPXNA
19 Jun 2013
Ernest Poletaev
Localize ToggleSwitch in the Silverlight Toolkit.
24 Jun 2013
zoyobar
How to use the Button class to create Graphic buttons in XNA, WPXNA
1 Jul 2013
zoyobar
Using Anime class to create animations in XNA, WPXNA (11)
18 Jul 2013
zoyobar
Using the SpiritManager class to manage the Spirit in XNA.
25 Jul 2013
zoyobar
Use the Bullet and BulletManager classes to create bullets and attack targets in XNA, WPXNA (15)
29 Jul 2013
zoyobar
Use Pinup and PinupManager to create pinups in XNA, WPXNA (17)
8 Jan 2012
Kunal Chowdhury «IN»
Pinning an Application to the Start Screen
13 Feb 2011
ozkary
Support Multiple Orientations - Windows Phone 7
12 May 2011
rudigrobler
The TextChanged event fires twice for TextBox in Windows Phone 7.
26 Jul 2012
zoyobar
Why you need to remove event handler for XNA?


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