Category Archives: News

Yet Another Podcast Show 38–What’s New In Mango

Larry Lieberman, Product Manager – Windows Phone Team, who works on the Developer Platform joins us to discuss what’s new in Mango for Consumers and for Developers.  Larry provides a vital overview of the newest features in Windows Phone. Listen … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #36 Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 25 years, and has been following Microsoft for the past ten years.  She has written for ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline among other publications and web sites and is the author of … Continue reading

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You Comment and I’ll Reply

I’ve been talking for a long time about creating a conversation with the community, but at the same time I’ve been missing a prime opportunity: the comments section on my own blog.  New policy: you comment and I’ll reply asap.  … Continue reading

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Mix, Silverlight and Windows Phone

A very exciting time at Mix this year, especially if your focus is Windows Phone or Silverlight.   On the Windows Phone front, the next release, code name Mango was announced.  Mango brings Windows Phone fully up to Silverlight 4, and … Continue reading

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Nokia and Microsoft

Nokia and Microsoft made a joint announcement today that they are creating a strategic partnership which includes (among other points): Nokia will adopt Windows Phone as its principal smartphone strategy Nokia will help drive the future of Windows Phone, contributing … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #17 – Scott Guthrie

— Special Edition — Live From Silverlight-Firestarter 2010   One on one with Scott Guthrie, discussing Silverlight, Windows Phone and more. Scott’s Blog   Listen | Return to Yet Another Podcast Call in comments:  1-347-YAP-CAST

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Silverlight –The Future Starts Now

There was quite a bit of concern about announcements and lack of announcements and press reports during PDC.   I wrote a short posting on the issue, but nothing says commitment and long, robust and healthy life, like a Scott Guthrie … Continue reading

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Silverlight: Alive and Well!

Following PDC10 last week there has been much speculation in the press and online about Microsoft’s commitment to the Silverlight platform. So let’s set the record straight: Silverlight is not dead, in fact Silverlight is more important and strategic to … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #7 – SPECIAL – Larry Lieberman

Talking with Larry Lieberman, Product Manager Windows Phone Application Framework  SPECIAL RELEASE  In celebration of the upcoming release of Windows Phone: Writing Fantastic Applications & Games. Listen | Return to Yet Another Podcast Call in comments:  1-347-YAP-CAST

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Yet Another Podcast Shows #6 – Live from the WP7 Dev Tools Launch With Joe Healy

Talking with Joe Healy, Principle Developer Evangelist. SPECIAL RELEASE == LIVE From the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools Launch in Boston Listen | Return to Yet Another Podcast Call in comments:  1-347-YAP-CAST

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Free Windows Phone 7 Training – Coast to Coast

To celebrate the release of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools, we’re launching two days of free fast-paced learning. The first day takes you inside the all-new Metro interface with fundamentals of Windows Phone 7 application development. The next day … Continue reading

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Announcing the Windows Phone 7 Release, WP7 Silverlight Toolkit and XNA 4.0!

Today is a great release day. We’ve launched everything you need to write Windows Phone 7 applications. Not only that, but we’ve also released XNA 4.0 not only for phone, but for all supported XNA platforms.

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