Tag: Visual Studio 2010

Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta2 is Available!

Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta2 is Available!

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Beyond developing apps and games with Silverlight and XNA, take advantage of the new emulator to view and test your new HTML5 websites.

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Improving the In-Memory Database

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Improving the In-Memory Database

| November 26, 2010 | 6 Comments

About a month ago, I wrote an article intended to help you fill some of the gaps left by the missing SQL Server Compact database.  Since your Windows Phone 7 Silverlight app is consuming an ObservableCollection of objects streaming down from Windows Azure and SQL Azure, it makes sense to organize those objects in a […]

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Network Awareness

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Network Awareness

| November 23, 2010 | 3 Comments

By now, you’ve heard me talk a lot about the role wireless data networks play when it comes to the success of your mobile application.  They are unreliable, intermittent, highly latent and often slower than they should be due to overtaxed cellular towers and congested backhaul networks.  Hopefully, you’ve built an app that tackles those […]

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Working with an In-Memory Database

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Working with an In-Memory Database

| November 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

In my last article of this series, you finally got to consume wireless-friendly WCF REST + JSON Services from both Windows Server and Windows Azure with data coming from SQL Server/SQL Azure.  You now have an ObservableCollection of Customer objects residing in a Singleton on your Windows Phone 7 device.  This Singleton looks similar to […]

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Moving your WCF REST + JSON Service to Windows Azure

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Moving your WCF REST + JSON Service to Windows Azure

| October 15, 2010 | 5 Comments

Ever since my last blog post where I demonstrated how to create lightweight WCF REST + JSON services for consumption by Windows Phone 7, I’ve received many requests from folks wanting to know how to do the same thing from Windows Azure.  Using Visual Studio 2010, the Azure Development Fabric and SQL Server, I will […]

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Building a WCF REST + JSON Service

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Building a WCF REST + JSON Service

| September 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

Let’s start at the server and work our way to the phone.  Anyone who knows me is probably aware that I come from a wireless background so I’m always obsessed with things like coverage, bandwidth and latency when it comes to building mobile systems.  The only thing I assume in mobile development is frequent network […]

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Discover the future of Windows Phone 7 in the Enterprise at Tech Ed North America 2010

Discover the future of Windows Phone 7 in the Enterprise at Tech Ed North America 2010

| June 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

Ten years ago, we created the Pocket PC and Compaq launched the iPAQ. This would become the most compelling Mobile Enterprise Application Platform of the last decade.  In 2006 I created the Windows Mobile Line of Business Accelerator to help jumpstart the efforts of corporate developers + enterprise ISVs with advanced tools and technologies like […]

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