Tag: Windows Phone 7

Encrypting your Credentials on Windows Phone 7.5

Encrypting your Credentials on Windows Phone 7.5

| December 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

The last time I talked to you about Windows Phone security, I showed you how to encrypt your data and save it in Isolated Storage using Silverlight’s AesManaged class to create a Key and an Initialization Vector (IV) based on a password and salt value.  This gave your consumer and line-of-business apps the iron-clad AES […]

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Windows Azure at Seattle Interactive Conference

Windows Azure at Seattle Interactive Conference

| September 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Join the Windows Azure team at Seattle Interactive Conference (Nov 2 -3, 2011) for two days of technical content and one-on-one advice and assistance from product experts.  Cloud Experience track is for experienced developers and who want to learn how to leverage the cloud for mobile, social and web app scenarios.  No matter what platform […]

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Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

| September 11, 2011 | 13 Comments

The profound effects of the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) is blurring the lines between consumers and the enterprise.  The fact that virtually every type of mobile device is now a candidate to make employees productive means that cross-platform, enabling technologies are a must.  Luckily, Microsoft has brought the power to synchronize data with either SQL Server […]

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > Cloud

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > Cloud

| August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

In this week’s scenario, I’ll illustrate how Windows Phone utilizes many of Gartner’s Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s Cloud services in Azure

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Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > On Premise

Consumerization of IT Collides with MEAP: Windows Phone > On Premise

| August 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

In this week’s scenario, I’ll illustrate how Windows Phone utilizes many of Gartner’s Critical Capabilities to connect to Microsoft’s On-Premise infrastructure.

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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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Video > New Windows Phone Mango Data Access Features @ Tech Ed North America 2011

Video > New Windows Phone Mango Data Access Features @ Tech Ed North America 2011

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are a Windows Phone developer, this sample-filled video shows you how to create, manage, and access structured data that is locally stored on the phone via SQL Server Compact. This new functionality will be available in the next version of Windows Phone Mango later this year. This session is a “must” if your […]

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Video > Connecting Windows Phones and Slates to Windows Azure @ Tech Ed North America 2011

Video > Connecting Windows Phones and Slates to Windows Azure @ Tech Ed North America 2011

| May 22, 2011 | 6 Comments

The combination of mobile and cloud computing is like peanut butter and chocolate.  Nobody does it better than Microsoft when Windows Phones and Slates are connected to Windows Azure over wireless.  The Microsoft cloud platform offers mobile developers an easy way to add redundant storage, compute power, database access, queuing, caching and web services that […]

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Uploading Data back to Azure

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Uploading Data back to Azure

| May 3, 2011 | 6 Comments

Looking back over the last 6 months of this series of articles, you’ve created wireless-efficient WCF REST + JSON Web Services in Azure to download data from SQL Azure tables to Windows Phone.  You’ve maintained in-memory collections of objects in your own local NoSQL object cache.  You’ve used LINQ to query those collections and bind […]

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What the new App Hub in Windows Phone Mango means for the Enterprise

What the new App Hub in Windows Phone Mango means for the Enterprise

| April 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

If you attended MIX 11 or watched it on Channel 9, you might have seen Todd Brix’s session titled “Making Money with your Applications on Windows Phone.”  In this session, Todd talked about all the great things Windows Phone users and developers can expect with the new Marketplace and App Hub in the Mango timeframe.  […]

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Windows Phone Marketplace free App Submission Limit Increased to 100!

Windows Phone Marketplace free App Submission Limit Increased to 100!

| February 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

Hey all you Windows Phone 7 developers, the floodgates have been opened! Developers have been able to submit up to 5, free-priced application submissions for free as part of their $99 annual registration fee.  Additional free apps could be submitted for approximately $20 each.  Over the last couple of months, we have received many requests […]

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Windows Phone 7 at Mobile World Congress

Windows Phone 7 at Mobile World Congress

| February 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Right on the heels of the Microsoft – Nokia partnership announcement, we’ve got a bunch of new features that will be coming out before the end of 2011.  Let’s take a quick look at what’s coming: – Copy and Paste – Performance boost when launching/resuming apps and games – Xbox Live Kinect integration – IE9 […]

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