Tag Archives: WindowsPhone

Coming In Mango–ICommand

Mango From Scratch As noted in earlier posts, Mango represents a move from Silverlight 3+ to Silverlight 4, and with that comes ICommand on ButtonBase and Hyperlink (and classes that derive from these two).  This is a significant breakthrough, especially … Continue reading

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Application Bar Buttons Are Null

Windows Phone From Scratch #50 In a recent posting, I demonstrated how easy it is to add buttons to the phone’s Application Bar. I went back to that application to disable the “faster” button when the maximum speed was reached. … Continue reading

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Double Dutch Double Touch

Windows Phone From Scratch #49 In my previous posting, I demonstrated how to register a touch (or tap) on Windows Phone. Today I will extend that to implement Double-Touch. To begin, I need to go back to the original Touch … Continue reading

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Conway’s Life In the Marketplace

I’m pleased to report that the first iteration of Conway’s Life, documented here, is now in the marketplace.  [ Updated March 24 with Faster/Slower Buttons ] Following the conventional rules of Conway’s Game Of Life, the screen is divided into … Continue reading

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Testing Network Availability

Windows Phone From Scratch #42   We would like to live in a world in which any time you turn  your phone on the network is there, full strength.  We’d also like to live in a world of peace and … Continue reading

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