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Announcing - St. Patrick's Photo Booth for Windows Phone

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/38281098 w=640&h=360] Just in time for St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, I'd like to announce the release of St. Patrick's Photo Booth on the Windows Phone Marketplace. Similar to the highly popular North Pole Photo Booth, this springtime version features St.…

Analysis: One Month of Downloads on Windows Phone Marketplace

North Pole Photo Booth Download GraphWhat you see is a graph of the downloads of the North Pole Photo Booth for its first month on the Windows Phone Marketplace (actual download numbers have been removed as they are not relevant to the discussion). Since this app was intended as a…

Microsoft Style Dynamic Tiles for Windows Phone Mango

Update: I've published the code for this post on github. Get the code here. Have you ever wanted to create a transparent tile for your app that mimics the way the built in Messaging and Mail apps work on your Windows Phone? I'm going to provide specifics on how to…

Announcing - North Pole Photo Booth for Windows Phone Mango

Merry Christmas! To enhance your holiday, I present the North Pole Photo Booth! Using the live camera feed from your Windows Phone, take a picture of your friends and family and watch as Santa's hat appears. You can change hats or add more accesories to complete your holiday look. Already…

Amazon SimpleDB Basics in C# - PutAttribute

In response to a question in the comments on how to do a PutAttribute on SimpleDB, I've put together this post. These are fragments of code and not a complete source file. Hopefully if someone is looking for information, this can help as a guide. This code was written for…

Support WP7 Orientation Without Rotation

While working on a new app, I came upon a scenario in which I wanted the phone to support both Portrait and Landscape orientations, but I didn't want the content on the page to rotate. I wanted the user to feel that they had rotated the phone, but the particulars…