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The First Public Meet-up Of Minsk Silverlight/Windows Phone Group Has Happened!

I am proud to inform my readers that the first public meet-up of Minsk Silverlight/Windows Phone group has happened. I and my friends made great efforts to prepare that meet-up, prepare sessions, answered big number of questions. We planed five sessions but were able to perform just four. One session (3D in Silverlight5) was postponed till the next meet-up because of problems with beta version of Silverlight 5 runtime. To be honest, we were lucky that that session was canceled. Five sessions would take a lot of time and attendees would be exhausted. All other sessions were hosted on time and were really great! Ivan Suhinin, presented XNA...

Microsoft has updated Windows Phone articles on MSDN with 7.1 mango run-time update

Today I mentioned on Twitter that MSDN has published updates for Windows Phone documentation. It seems, the official name of a new Windows Phone version is Windows Phone 7.1 There are some useful links to new articles What's New in Silverlight for Windows Phone New APIs in Silverlight for Windows Phone OS 7.1 Networking in Silverlight for Windows Phone Also, today should happen a Mango event where Microsoft will talk about the future of Windows Phone....

The First Public Meeting Of Minsk Silverlight/Windows Phone User group

In one of my previous posts I wrote that I and my colleagues created Minsk Silverlight / Windows Phone user group. Today I am proud to announce that on Saturday, May 28th we are going to have the first public meeting. We will have following sessions: XNA Content Pipeline – Ivan Suhinin (@suhinini) Silverlight 5 and 3D – Anton Grinevsky (@agrinevsky) Windows Phone 7, BDD, TDD and Mocking – Max Paulousky (@paulousky) Testing for Windows phone Marketplace – Ivan Kirkorau (@kirkorau) ...

Getting ready for Exam 70-599: Designing and Developing Windows Phone 7 Applications. Helpful Links and Resources

Intro About a month ago, Microsoft announced that they published beta exam 71-599 for Windows Phone developers. Anyone, who registered for that exam would be able to pass it for free. But anyway, everyone should be ready for that exam, should read some training materials etc. I have prepared links to useful MSDN (in most cases) resources that should help you prepare to that exam. If you have any comments, let me know Designing Data Access Strategies Send and receive data. Connecting to Web and Data Services for Windows Phone ...