Why Windows Phone 7 is better than Windows Mobile 6.x

After having several discussions at CodeCamps, seeing the debate on Twitter and even the comments on Charlie Kindel‘s recent post “Hey, You, Get Off of my Cloud” on the Windows Phone Developer Blog, I felt compelled to answer a few of the points that quite a few people, including quite a few the mobile developers […]

Interested in a mobile / embedded developer user’s group in Central Virginia?

I am gauging interest in running a Mobile / Embedded Developer user’s group for the Central Virginia development community.When people think of mobile applications, they immediately think phone based native applications on fairly tiny screens, however with the proliferation of tablets with larger displays and netbooks pulling apps from the cloud, the mobile scenarios are […]

Richmond Software CraftsmanShip Group on 3/29/12 – It’s embedded development night!

Mike Huffaker and I will be talking about embedded development this coming Thursday at the March meeting of the Richmond Software Craftmanship Group.  We meet at the SnagAJob.com offices in Glen Allen, VA.  Mike will be discussing Arduino development and I will be talking about .NET MicroFramework (Netduino and Gadgeteer) development and we will contrast […]

Richmond Codecamp 2010.1 and CodeStock 2010 sessions accepted!

Great news, just heard that I have two sessions accepted for both of these learning events.  Here are the details: Richmond CodeCamp 2010.1 – Saturday May 22nd, 2010 – Richmond, VA.  http://richmondcodecamp.org/ Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Series Track / Area: Developer / Mobile Technology: Windows Phone, Silverlight, XNA General / Specific Experience Level: Beginner […]

CodeStock 2010 Sessions

Last year I spoke at CodeStock in Knoxville, TN.  This year, I have submitted 3 sessions for CodeStock 2010 – session selection is based on attendee voting, so please go vote for them if you would like to attend these sessions at this year’s CodeStock! Deploying Silverlight Based Web Parts with SharePoint 2007 Track / […]

Compact Framework: Binding a ComboBox to an Enumerable type

I’m working on a graphics conversion utility for use in my mobile projects as well as for a friend’s web based application.  My goal has been to write code that I can run both on the compact framework as well as on the full-featured version of the .Net framework. Let’s say we have an Enumerable […]

How to delete an email account on Windows Mobile 6.1

A friend recently asked how to delete an email account from her Windows Mobile 6.1 device.  Like a good techie, she searched for the answer, only to find useless forums posts of unrelated babble.  Here’s a quick step through of how to do it.  Video is here at the top, or step by step pictures […]

Windows Mobile "How Do I Videos"

There’s a great wealth of knowledge in these short “How Do I” videos on MSDN.   Check out the latest videos here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/bb495180.aspx Want to know how to do any of these 77 things?  (all links open in a new tab/windows)  #1 How Do I: Enable Windows Mobile Device Emulator UDP Support?  #2 How Do I: […]