Mini Code Camp

I’m doing an awesome one-night mini-code camp on August 21st. Pascal Rettig (@cykod), organizer of the Boston HTML5 Game Development meetup group, is giving me the floor to show you how to bring your awesome HTML5 skills to the fastest growing mobile platform, Windows Phone. Go here to sign up, it’s free Before I explain what I’ll be showing you, check…

Nokia Lumia 822 and Lumia 800 giveaway [winner!]

[UPDATE] We have a winner! Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to get their first app in the Windows Phone Store! Keep it up, as I have many more contests coming up. Update your app entry with a new feature, or optimize it’s layout, to get the app ready for my next contest 😉 Now,…

Hackathon Winners

I will be writing a more in-depth blog post (with videos and event pictures) on the Telerik website when all the media is done being edited. For now, I wanted to quickly get a post up to show the winners of The Boston Hackathon. There were over 40 apps created, submitted and presented! Every developer who went through my grueling…

Deep Diving with Lance

Grab your scuba gear because we’re diving into new WP8 features Windows Phone 8 ushered in a bunch of new APIs to hook into. I am providing my Dvlup’rs with a one-on-one training experience via email (and soon, via Skype). Take a look at the topics below. I will do a mini-code camp with you on a topic of your choice,…

Rewarding Quality

Offer ends Feb 11th, 2013 5:00 PM PST So you’ve published an app and you’ve worked hard to keep its rating at 4+ stars. You’ve had at least 50 ratings, proving that it’s not a fluke. Now what? Let me bring you into the fold of the elite. You and your app will get: Windows Phone Store Placement…

Registering Extensions

With the entrance of Visual Studio 2012 we saw a new interface to edit your WMAppManifest file. This is a great tool to help you properly setup your app’s meta data. There is one limitation you should be aware of… there is no support for extensions. What are extensions? They are the added functionality that…

From The Ground Up

This post is to get you started on Windows Phone Development “from the ground up” and is targeted towards people who have no prior experience with the Windows Phone SDK.  At any time you can refer to my resources page for additional links to WPDev assets, tutorials and example code. Ok, let’s begin. The first thing…