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Events: Windows Phone 7 Unleashed Event

Day (10 hours) of Hands on Programming

Location: Interface Technical Training, 3110 N. Central Ave. Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Come check out the Windows Phone 7 Unleashed event for everything you need to know to develop for WP7. Whether youre a seasoned veteran or youre just starting with .NET development, theres something in it for you.
The first half of this deep dive event is lecture and hands-on lab. At the half-way mark of the day, youll have a solid foundation for building WP7 applications.  The second half of the day is going straight to code.  Speakers include Michael Palermo, Chris Coneybeer, Joe Guadagno, and Dan Wahlin.
Build the best app and win a $500 (1st place), $200 (2nd place) or $100 (3rd place) AmericanExpress gift card! 
Free MarketPlace tokens for those putting their application into the marketplace (a limited supply of these, organizers of each event will collect names and we will distribute). 
Telerik is sponsoring a $5000.00 Grand Prize for the best application over all of the WP7
Unleashed events that are submitted to marketplace. The top 25 will be selected and then one of the top 25 will be randomly picked for the prize (So get your app into the marketplace after the event). They are also giving EVERY attendee a free set of their $99.00 WP7 Controls. 
PDSA, Inc . is pleased to sponsor the WP7 Unleashed Events. They  will be giving 2 lucky winners from each event a chance to win four 1 hour long videos on Silverlight. In addition,  1 lucky person will win our Haystack Code Generator for .NET at each event that allows you to create the business and data classes and the WCF services that can be consumed by Windows Phone 7 applications!
OReilly will be giving away a free ebook to every attendee (Many WP7 titles) and will also donate a few books to raffle at each event.
Interface Technical Training ( is also sponsoring the event and providing the facility as well as PCs and dual monitors for each student to use as they build WP7 applications.
Food and Drink (Water, Sodas) will be provided.
In order to deliver the best possible experience for attendees, seating at this event  is VERY limited. Register now!  (Source: ZEvents)

Posted Monday, June 6, 2011 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.40

Windows Phone7 Series Applications

Here's a list of all the publicly discussed Windows Phone 7 Series 3rd party applications with links for more information.
Posted Wednesday, March 31, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.52 Comments ()

Windows Phone 7 Series Screen Shots

Additional screen shots from the Windows Phone 7 Series SDK Emulator:

Other Applications 2

Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.35 Comments ()

Windows Phone 7 Series Screen Shots

Here's a series of screen shots from the Developer SDK Emulator for Windows Phone 7 Series:

Home Screen
People Hub
Office Hub
Games Hub
Internet Explorer
Other Applications

Note: These screen shots are subject to change as Microsoft gets closer to the final release.

Posted Monday, March 22, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.45 Comments ()

Windows Phone 7 Series - Installing the SDK

Here's an overview of the installation of the Windows Phone 7 Series SDK from MIX for developers. This is a series of screen shots showing each step along the installation.
Posted Monday, March 22, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.38 Comments ()

Windows Phone 7 Series FAQs

Added the following FAQS regarding Windows Phone 7 Series:

1. General FAQ - Answers common questions end users have about the platform
2. Developer FAQ - Information for developers about the platform
3. Hardware FAQ - Information on the common hardware specifications 

As additional information is released these FAQs will be updated.

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.41 Comments ()

Daylight Savings Time Patch

Many countries have implemented daylight savings time.  As part of the implementation there are changes that are required for your PC and Windows Mobile device.  This article explains the patches and their impact.

Note:  The impact includes all Windows Mobile devices including Windows Mobile 6.5!

Posted Friday, March 5, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.37 Comments ()

CES 2010 - Day 0 Pictures

Here's my pictures from CES 2010 for Digital Experience, Lenovo and some cool ads!
Posted Thursday, January 7, 2010 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.66 Comments ()

Article: Cellular Data Primer

Want to learn more about the cellular data capabilities and how to compare them? Also, what is 2G, 3G and 4G when referring to cellular data?  What is EvDO, UTMS, WiMAX and LTE and why do I want them? This article covers these technologies and explains what the carriers current and future plans are.
Posted Sunday, December 20, 2009 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.76 Comments ()

Article: Using Exchange for E-Mail and Smartphone Security

This article covers the enterprise transition from devices purchased for e-mail and specific line of business use to individually purchased Smartphones.  Also, it compares the capabilities and limitations of the smartphone platforms implementation of Exchange ActiveSync with the PC's security model.

Posted Saturday, December 5, 2009 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.98 Comments ()

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