Work on my first Windows Phone 7 app (www.imaybelate.com) is drawing very close to completion and I’m now spending a little time getting some of the details right. Until I find another bug anyway Part of my app’s functionality is the ability to update the Live Tile with information about the user’s commute to and … Continue reading Nice use of a Windows Phone 7 live tile?
As part of my project to build a Windows Phone 7 client for http://www.imaybelate.com, I require a WebBrowser component so that I can process the OpenId login requests that my application supports. After adding the WebBrowser to the XAML, I started getting this exception when I navigated to the page. Expanding the exception’s details … Continue reading UnauthorizedAccessException when adding WebBrowser to WP7
Here are some initial screenshots of my upcoming Windows Phone 7 app…
I’ve been using a Windows Phone 7 Samsung Omnia 7 since the beginning of October. Today, I’m back using my iPhone 4, but the experience has let me to an interesting conclusion: WP7 is a superior OS compared to the aging iOS. However, the iPhone 4 handset is far, far superior to the Samsung Omnia … Continue reading Moving to Windows Phone 7 from iOS–and back again!
Across the weekend of the 21st of October, I took part in the UK’s first GiveCamp. And what a weekend it was! I signed up to participate it a few months back thinking it would be a good way to network, make some new friends and help somebody else out. I honestly wasn’t … Continue reading My GiveCampUK weekend (21st to 23rd October, 2011)
I’ve been using the Windows Phone 7 Omnia 7 for about a week now and it has really been a strange ride. I have been an iPhone user since the release of the iPhone 3G in 2008 and overall, I’ve been very happy with the iPhone. As I’ve outlined in a previous post, there are … Continue reading Moving to Windows Phone 7 from iOS–Week 1
With Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 4S, I skipped my annual early morning efforts of pre-ordering the new handset. For the first time in three years, I wasn’t giving Apple more money! You see, two weeks ago, I picked up a Samsung Omnia 7, Windows Phone 7 handset for development purposes. I decided that since … Continue reading Moving to Windows Phone 7 from iOS–Day 1
Last Thursday, my latest purchase arrived via courier from Expansys: A Samsung Omnia 7 Windows Phone 7! I was quite excited to get my hands on this as it would be the second Windows Phone I’ve seen. I quickly set it up and played around with it for a few minutes. Overall I was very … Continue reading With Microsoft, you can only live in one place. Ever!
Since completing my first iPhone app and having it published on the AppStore, I've been held by the idea that I should write an app for the Windows Phone 7. Since this is a small market at the moment, it's an ideal time as getting noticed is more likely. With this in mind, I've decided … Continue reading Developing a game for both iPhone and Windows Phone 7