Windows Phone Background Workers

Get a deep dive on all options you have to do background processing in Windows Phone 7 Mango. With the release of Windows Phone 7 Mango, a lot of extra features were added to the platform. One of the most anticipated ones is the possibility to create code that runs in the background. This way, […]

Cross Platform .NET

With mobile taking off in a big way it is a fun and exciting time to be a software developer, businesses are faced with tough decisions on how to provide a best possible user experience, yet keeping maintenance cost down across the different smart phone platforms.

Mono and Mobile

With both iPhone and Android platforms covered with Mono (MonoTouch and MonoDroid), this video discusses how Mono covers a whole range of other mobile topics such as Windows Phone 7 and HTML 5 and mobile websites. Watch this video on

New Developer Features in Windows Phone “Mango”

The next release of Windows Phone (codenamed “Mango”) marks a major step forward for developers. With the addition of features like multitasking, local tile updates, sockets, local databases, Silverlight?XNA integration, and more, developers will be able to build amazing new experiences for Windows Phone. This video covers the major new features coming in Mango with […]

Windows Phone 7: Learning How to Detect Themes

This video explores how the phone uses themes and styles. We will focus on how to determine which theme is being used as well as learning how to swap out our resource files which are used by our application based on the active theme. Knowing which theme is in use will allow your application to […]