Mike Ormond's Blog

Musings on mobile development and Windows Phone 7 in particular.

January, 2011

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    OData and Windows Phone 7

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    Last week at the Tech Days Online Conference, I did a quick WP7 demo that showed a simple app connecting to the Twitpic OData feed and pulling back a set of images for a particular user. I’m a newbie to OData and I must admit I found the process of figuring...
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    Windows Phone 7 App Reviews

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    A couple of people have mentioned alternatives for accessing your app reviews but I hadn’t appreciated the significance of this until I read Chris Hay’s post this morning . Daniel had also pointed me to an alternative in response to my earlier post on...
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    Links from my “Silverlight for Windows Phone” session

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    Here are the links from my Tech Days virtual conference session yesterday. http://bit.ly/wp7slsummary – Summary of SL features supported in Windows Phone http://bit.ly/wp7sldetail – Detailed differences between SL & SL for Windows Phone http://bit...
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    Windows Phone 7 Guides for IT Pros (and Developers)

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    I just stumbled across these guides on the download centre and I must say there’s some great information in there for developers as well as IT Pros. Windows Internet Explorer Mobile on Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 7 and Certificates Windows Phone 7 and...
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    End of my time with the MSDN Flash

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    Yes, it’s true. My time as MSDN Flash Technical Editor has come to an end . The drop in salary is painful enough but the thought of no more polls , feature articles or intros is almost too much to bear. Still, you’re in good hands as Rachel remains in...
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    My First Computer was a… (Poll Result)

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    Well this one caused a lot of debate and discussion in the comments, though didn’t get nearly as many responses as the previous “ Language Shapes The Way We Think ” poll. Apologies if you’re particular model wasn’t listed (I did add a few in the early...
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    MSDN Flash Poll #15: What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

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    Easing ourselves gently into 2011, all I want to know is, “What’s your New Year’s Resolution?”
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    Unobtrusive JavaScript with jQuery, HTML 5 Style

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    Our first MSDN Flash feature article of the New Year comes from one of my colleagues at Microsoft in the UK, Simon Ince. Simon works in our Premier Support for Developers group (more details below) and was keen to write something about jQuery – a subject...
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    Windows Phone 7 Update Info

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    I’ve just noticed we’ve released some information about future updates for Windows Phone 7 including: Copy & Paste Faster app startup / resume Improved Marketplace search (now restricts search to apps / games)   Your device will inform you when...
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    A Couple of Upcoming Events

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    Firstly the UK Bing Maps User Group are holding their next meeting on the evening of 19th January in London . The agenda looks like this: 6.30pm - Coffee and socialising 7.00pm - Session 1 "What's new in the Bing Maps world" - Johannes Kebeck...
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