This Saturday is the fourth annual Ottaws Code Camp. Since we now embrace the other IT groups in Ottawa, we now refer to the event as an IT camp. In the first year, we expected sixty odd attendees, but were overwhelmed with 178. Over the interim years, the turn out has been in the 160Continue reading “Ottawa IT Camp”
Tag Archives: Windows Phone 7
WP7 app submitted, failed, resubmitted
Over the weekend I submitted my first app and the submission process was not as scarey as expected. This morning I got notification that the app had failed, so it was on to the next step patch and resubmitted. It was not a big app, or a serious one, but it was one way toContinue reading “WP7 app submitted, failed, resubmitted”
I just survived my WP7 first upgrade
So what do I think of the process? It was slow. There was no inidcation that the process was ongoing or had died. The graphic on the phone during the process was interesting. It was a picture of the phone connected by a cable to the phone. Unfortunately, there was an arrow pointing from theContinue reading “I just survived my WP7 first upgrade”
That E9967A Colour Looks Good on You!
One fun issue with developing phone apps is trying to determine colours and be consistent. To help, there is a webpage on Wikipedia that displays names and RGB Hex Codes for various colours. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_colors John Marshall… Visio MVP Visio.MVPs.org
Tired of the Windows Phone Emulator?
It seems a trend among geeks to have their laptops covered in stickers. Whether that is to support their favourite products or to actually hold their machine together, is unsure. You can also do the same branding to your phone. This even extends to the WP7 emulator. The emulator uses a skin in C:\Program FilesContinue reading “Tired of the Windows Phone Emulator?”