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Top 8 Windows Phone Links: August

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Top 8 Windows Phone Links: August

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Tips and Tricks for C# Windows Phone 8 Developer

As an experienced developer, you do not have bug. Never. At least on your computer. And when sometimes (so rarely that you can barely remember) a bug appears, it is never on your computer.

 

 

Getting Started With Windows Phone and MVVM Light - Part 2 of 2

Part 2 we'll see how to add a button on the first page to navigate to the second page which will cover navigation and messaging to complete the application and although basic, will give a rather decent start to create and publish your first Rubber Ducky application.

 

Windows Phone 8 Battery API

The Battery API makes a nice addition to the WP8 SDK.  I can see in the near future that some applications will display the battery metrics on a Live Tile or in the application that hides the System Tray.

 

Windows Phone 8 and Continuous Location Tracking

While digging through the Windows Phone 8 SDK docs, I noticed that the Location services seem to have changed to include an option for tracking the handsets location on a continuous basis. It is marked in the docs as new to WP8 so I thought I would share a sample.

 

Windows Phone to Windows 8 - Part 2

This is an all inclusive list of links you'll need as a Windows Phone and Windows 8 developer.  From apps to the new metro style UI, you will find it all there.

 

Using Entity Framework to Create Databases on Windows Phone Part 3

Finally, the part three of three: Adam Benoit gives step-by-step instructions on creating a useful data model for a Windows Phone application using the Entity Framework.  This part shows us how to add the resulting data classes to a Windows Phone project.

 

Should We Have a Choice Between Marketplaces on the Same Platform?

Recent outburst by Gabe Newell, owner of Valve – the company behind Steam digital publishing platform for PC and Mac, against Windows 8 and its closed Marketplace model, prompts one to think about the need for a second marketplace.

 

Windows Phone App Coming Soon

A new app for Windows Phone is on the way and it's only the second of its kind!

 

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