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Providing technical information from a slight slanted standpoint.
By Peter Henry on Saturday, May 29, 2010 3:07 PM

My new WP7 phoneCheck this out, I JUST got my new WP7 phone, and the size is awesome.  (PS uuuhhhmmmmmm, no, I don't REALLY have the REAL phone, I just made the paper prototype but read on for potential dimensional information).

By Peter Henry on Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:59 PM

TechDays 2010Some of the Microsoft TechDays 2010 details are now up!  Tracks and speaker details are currently listed.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 9:55 PM

UI to show how to make the AVG() workToday I was trying to find the average value of a DataTable.  Seems simple, except the values coming back were always integers.  What was going on?  Read on for a sneaky tidbit which could be mucking up YOUR data!

By Peter Henry on Monday, May 10, 2010 8:33 PM

Capabilitieshhhhmmmmmmph!  After doing all the hub-bub that goes along with REINSTALLING the April WP7 refresh, my WP7 apps don't work!  Do your's?  Read on for quick fixes.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, May 05, 2010 9:26 PM

Agile Software Development With ScrumThis week, I believe, we had a HUGE break through with our Agile process.  Read on for a cool even that happened during one of our scrums.

By Peter Henry on Monday, May 03, 2010 8:38 PM

NumbersI'm sure you've used Math.Round() before.  But have you tried testing out the "fringe" cases?  Do you KNOW or, do you THINK you know what it'll do with values like 3.5 or 2.5?  Read on, you might be surprised what Math.Round()s default behaviour is.

By Peter Henry on Thursday, April 22, 2010 10:18 PM

Ottawa IT DayThis past Sat, I helped present the Silverlight track with three other highly talented individuals.  Read on for the evals on my session and what I learned.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 9:47 PM

Microsooft CourierSince playing with my own Apple iPod Touch, I've always said Microsoft HAS to have an instant-on device based on their mobile OS.  I think someone's listening!

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 9:07 PM

XAMLOk, what's the deal with XAML?  WTF is it so freak'n complicated?  Have you looked at those WPF XAML files lately?  Read on for a brief explanation.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 8:29 PM

ODNCLast night I went to the ODNC web study group the ODNC was holding at CTE Solution, and I learned a few things.  Read on for more details.

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 19, 2010 10:42 PM

Atom insideI found out the hard way the Windows Phone 7 emulator won't work on an Atom based netbook.  Read on for HOW I found this little gem of a tidbit of info out!

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 19, 2010 9:57 PM

Ottawa IT DayThis year I was very lucky to be able to be part of the Silverlight track presenting at Ottawa IT Day (OITD).  Please read on for more information.

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 19, 2010 9:20 PM

BingPlaying with the Bing Maps Silverlight User Control in WP7 and can't get your solution to compile?  I think I can help you out!

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:33 PM

WP7What is the equivalent of the non-breaking whitespace in XAML?

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 8:36 PM

Windows Phone 7Trying to create your WP7 application and create proper "tiers," ya how's that work'n out for ya?

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 12, 2010 10:54 PM

WP7 EmulatorWhen you run your WP7 app in the emulator, does it die unceremoneously, without warning, without ANY indication of WTF is going on?  I think I have two clues for you!  Please read on!

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 12, 2010 9:06 PM

Error message in VSAre you getting an "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error message when you F5/start running your WP7 app?  Read on, the solution is MUCH simpler than you think!

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 12, 2010 8:52 PM

PrivasoftThat's my boss quoted in the FOIA article!  Very cool!

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 12, 2010 8:34 PM

VS2010Do you do WP7 development with the current WP7 CTP?  Read on before you install VS2010 RTM!!!!!!!

By Peter Henry on Saturday, April 10, 2010 3:07 PM

WP7I think I might have found another but with the WP7, is the NetworkInterface.GetIsNetworkAvailable supposed to always return false?

     
  
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