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  • Blog Post: Get to know the author of the TechDays Windows Phone Application: Louis-Philippe Pinsonneault

    As you may know, the Microsoft TechDays Conference took place in Montreal last week and we have landed an interview with Louis-Philippe Pinsonneault, a local Montreal developer.  He is a really nice guy and a great developer.  I was very happy to finally meet him in person after chatting with...
  • Blog Post: Tick Tock… The Mango App Challenge is close to a stop…

    The Mango App Challenge , a promotion Microsoft Canada launched a while back where you build and publish two Windows Phone apps and you get a free Windows Phone is now close to drawing to a close.  With a deadline to have your apps published by December 15, 2011 , you still have time to get your...
  • Blog Post: Going Metro in your Windows Phone Apps

    I’ve been on the road for the better part of the month of November, meeting with developers and IT Pros across the country and it’s been a blast.  Because I’m the guy on the MS Canada evangelism team most focused on Windows Phone, more often than not those conversations trend towards mobile. ...
  • Blog Post: GoWebMo! Mobile Web Development on Windows Phone

    HTML5 is all the rage these days and with good reason. As the HTML5 specification moves closer to ratification as a standard (and yes, that’s still a ways away), the capabilities of HTML5 continue to improve, as does support for it on browsers. Now the debate is starting to rage as to whether app...
  • Blog Post: 31 Days of Mango: #31AwesomeWPDevTutorials

    If you’re looking to start learning Windows Phone 7.5 development, this could be the perfect place for you to start!  Jeff Blankenburg from Microsoft has compiled (or rather, at the time of publication of this post is compiling ) a series of 31 tutorials on how to implement Windows Phone 7.5 Apps...
  • Blog Post: Did you know? TechDays Attendees get a free copy of Telerik Rad Controls for Windows Phone!

    Although many of the attendees from TechDays Toronto already know this, for those of you attending TechDays in Vancouver or Montreal (or maybe this is added incentive to register for Techdays in those cities…), our great partner Telerik has generously supplied every attendee with a free license for their...
  • Blog Post: TechDays Post-Event Resources: Windows Client/Windows Phone Track

    TechDays is in full swing, with (as of the time of writing of this post), TechDays Toronto complete and TechDays Vancouver and Montreal upcoming, now is a good time to provide you with some post-conference resources that you can refer to if you want to try out the technologies from the sessions you saw...
  • Blog Post: Free Phone Reminder: Get Your Apps in to the Mango App Challenge!

    A couple of weeks ago I introduced the Mango App Challenge – in essence, a contest for you to develop and publish 2 Windows Phone apps to the Marketplace and in return we’d give you a free phone.  Well, so far the contest has gotten a lot of entries (but there’s still plenty of phones left to give...
  • Blog Post: Download the Canadian Techdays 2011 Windows Phone 7 App

    Today we published the Windows Phone 7 app for Techdays 2011! If you are attending Techdays in Vancouver (November 15/16) or Techdays Montreal (November 29/30) and have a Windows Phone 7 device, then go ahead and download it here ! What’s in the App: Choose between the 3 different cities...
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