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    PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #4: The Application Bar

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    “So two applications walk into a bar…” One of the user interface constructs that’s unique to Windows Phone is the Application Bar. The App Bar (as we affectionately call it) gives users a standard place to find buttons for commonly used tasks within an...
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    PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #3: Sending SMS and intro to Plugins

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    In this tip, I’m going to show you how to send an SMS message from PhoneGap on Windows Phone using the SMSCompose member of the Microsoft.Phone.Tasks namespace. There are a lot of useful launchers and choosers in that namespace, and I’ll be writing about...
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    PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #2: Script interaction

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    (This post is part of my series PhoneGap on Windows Phone 7 tips .) When you are creating integration points between your PhoneGap HTML5 application and the Silverlight hosting application, there are a few ways you can go about crossing the gap (pun intended...
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    PhoneGap on WP7 tip #1: Handling Orientation

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    Today’s PhoneGap on Windows Phone 7 tip involves handling orientation changes. This means when a user rotates their phone from portrait to landscape, the content should rotate as well. Not only that, in some scenarios elements on the screen should...
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    PhoneGap on Windows Phone Tips

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    A few months ago, Microsoft a nnounced support for PhoneGap on Windows Phone Mango. This announcement seems to have flown under the radar, because it hits a (currently) small intersection, developers who know HTML5 and developers who want to target Windows...
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    Resources for my “What’s New in Mango” talk

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    Thanks to all who came out to last week’s Atlanta .NET user group meeting. Although we were moved a week back due to Halloween, I'll pretend it was some kind of super Daylight Saving time adjustment instead. (grin>. In any case, here are resources...
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    WebVisions Mobile Hackathon for Good in ATL November 17

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    Yet another great sounding conference is headed to Atlanta. This one is WebVisions and it explores the future of the Web and mobile design, technology, user experience and business strategy. After 11 years in Portland, the show is bringing its Indie/DIY...
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    Community Phone Camp in Birmingham, AL November 9

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    In addition to the Microsoft led Windows Phone camps that are happening on the east coast, some industrious folks in Birmingham have put together one for folks in Alabama to get up to speed on Windows Phone development, learn about the Mango release,...
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    A Web Afternoon–in Atlanta

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    A Web Afternoon is a mini event intended to inspire and educate people who love the web. It’s being put on by the leaders of the Atlanta Web Design Group. Think TED, but for the web. Both speakers and attendees will be people from a variety of disciplines...
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    Trial mode tips for Windows Phone apps

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    At the Windows Phone camps that I’ve been presenting at around the east region, I’ve been showing how to use trial mode to help increase sales by giving users a way to try your application before they commit to buying it. Here are some suggestions to...
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    Go Mango and Win

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    Here’s a great contest for those of you thinking about publishing Windows Phone applications that take advantage of the new Mango features. For every new Mango app you publish, you’ll receive 1 entry into a raffle for a Samsung Series 7 slate PC. Publish...
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    Announcing ReMIX South–the top UX/Web/Mobile community conference in the southeast

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    As many of you are aware, Microsoft has been holding conferences known as MIX in Vegas for several years. MIX features sessions and speakers from the cutting edge of the design and development world. The local community in Atlanta has channeled the excitement...
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    Free Microsoft WebCamp coming to Atlanta on August 4

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    The Microsoft HTML5 Web Camps are free, full-day events to help you get up to speed with HTML5 and related web standards. Over the course of four sessions, you’ll learn about the next wave of web standards including HTML5 , CSS3 , ECMAScript5 , SVG ,...
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    Students – build a Windows Phone app this summer and win!

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    Are you a college student out of ideas on how to spend your summer? Learn how to build a Windows Phone app (the tools are all free ), publish it in the marketplace, and win prizes! For full details check out http://www.wpstudentapp.com/
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    Announcing the Rock Paper Azure Challenge Grand Tournament

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    Have you ever played Rock, Paper, Scissors? Then you already know how to play the game. Now’s your chance to code your own player “bot” and test your skills online against players from seven countries. The Grand Prize tournament winner will take home...
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    Man, go get you some Mango!

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    If you have been working with the Windows Phone Developer Tools for Mango, no doubt you have played around with the emulator some. And as good as that emulator is for testing your apps, what you’ve really been wanting is a way to test your apps on a real...
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    Atlanta Code Camp 2011 is June 25

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    After a bit of a dry spell, the Atlanta Code Camp is back, and it’s bigger than ever! Code Camp is a free event where speakers from the community share their knowledge and expertise with local developers. This year’s Code Camp features 11 tracks with...
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    Win a Windows Phone at a Windows Phone Garage event in South Carolina

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    Two great community guys – Chris Eargle and Chris Williams - are setting up community led Windows Phone Garage events next week in Columbia and Greenville. Remember, at a Windows Phone Garage you get instruction on the basics of creating Windows Phone...
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    Windows Phone Garage II follow up

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    A few weeks ago Joe Healy and I lead Windows Phone Garage events in Atlanta, Charlotte and Tampa. I must say I was very impressed with what folks in attendance managed to put together in half a day. In each city we had 60-90 attendees, and in each city...
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    Publish 5 Windows Phone apps, get free advertising

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    Here’s another promotion that will be of interest to those Windows Phone developers who publish several apps, and want to get some free publicity for them. Publish 5 new Windows Phone 7 apps between April 1, and June 30, 2011, to Windows Phone Marketplace...
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    Announcing GeekGive, TechEd 2011 edition

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    If you are coming to Atlanta for TechEd this year, why not arrive a little early and help give back to the local community? GeekGive is a wonderful organization headed by Steve Andrews . GeekGive projects are a way for geeks gathering for events like...
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    Microsoft and Wintellect present a free day of Windows Azure training

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    Explore the Benefits of Windows Azure Data Storage and Compute Services Join Jeffrey Richter for a FREE full day of in-depth, live learning as he teaches architects & developers how to leverage Azure's data storage and compute services. The day will...
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    Windows Phone Garage part deux

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    Last fall we ran several Windows Phone Garage events on the east coast. They were so popular and helpful in getting developerseducated and excited about building apps for Windows Phone, and the open lab format enabled many to complete and publish their...
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    Windows Phone App Garage in Birmingham–April 26

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    If you are in the Birmingham area and want to get in on the excitement that is Windows Phone 7 development, have we got an event for you! Members of the local community along with Microsoft are holding an App Garage event next Tuesday, April 26. In this...
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    Free Windows Azure event this week in Atlanta

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    This week, come hear about Windows Azure from two great sources. One is Microsoft’s own Dan Sandlin, who is a Windows Azure incubation specialist in the Southeast. Dan will help you learn how discern which projects are suited for cloud computing. The...
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About Pla.NET Southeast!

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 Hi, readers! The posts on this old blog are preserved for reference by generations of Internet users to come. OK, maybe not that long. In either case, Glen doesn't blog here anymore. Click here to visit Glen's current blog