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Introducing FromHere Windows Phone Mango App by zeddy

We are glad to announce our first Windows Phone Mango 7.5 App published to Marketplace today, it’s called FromHere . Click to Download FromHere for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango). Well, what’s it about? It’s based on the idea that from your current location...
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WP7 Intro to MVVM & Blendability by building Twitter App (Part 1) by zeddy

This is a recap of my session with the same name from Windows Phone 7 App Showcase organized by Microsoft Gulf . I can’t write a 1-hour-to-read article to replay the session, so I’ll do this in a Hands-On-Lab manner. Best way to understand is to read...
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How to Trick your Windows Phone to get NoDo (March 2011) Update by zeddy

This is…I don’t know what to say cos it’s just sad. I don’t think we have to “trick” our Window Phone just to get an update, but here goes. It started with a Microsoft blog announcing that the Copy-and-Paste update is released. Then everyone started to...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 7 – Prayer Times Calculator by zeddy

Given a Latitude Longitude Coordinate & UTC Offset, we can calculate Prayer Times in anywhere of the world… Previous parts in this series: Part 1 – Wireframe Part 2 – Composites Part 3 – Icon Sizes Part 4 – Proper Splash Screen Part 5 - Get Current...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 6 – Get Area Name from Latitude Longitude by zeddy

Given a latitude longitude coordinate, let’s now resolve this to a meaningful Area, Country string. Previous parts in this series: Part 1 – Wireframe Part 2 – Composites Part 3 – Icon Sizes Part 4 – Proper Splash Screen Part 5 - Get Current Latitude Longitude...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 5 – Get Current Latitude Longitude by zeddy

In this part we will use Location Services to get current coordinates. I’ve created a class that you can reuse and it works with the GPS Emulator too. Previous parts in this series: Part 1 – Wireframe Part 2 – Composites Part 3 – Icon Sizes Part 4 – Proper...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 4 – PROPER Splash Screen by zeddy

Prev Posts in the Series: Part 1 – Wireframe Part 2 – Composites Part 3 – Icon Sizes Notice that I put PROPER in All Caps. This is because there are 3 ways of showing Splash Screen and only 1 of them is correct (at least for my app). Let’s start with...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 3 - Icon Sizes by zeddy

Prev Posts in the Series: Part 1 – Wireframe Part 2 – Composites Now, icons are the first thing users will see after buying your app, so make them look polished. Application Icon Application icon’s size is 62 x 62 pixels . If you don’t specify one, the...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 2 - Composites by zeddy

Part 1 of the series shows how the Wireframe reminded me to prepare various codes (bearing calculation between two locations, getting travelling direction from GPS, etc.). In this second part, I only care about the design assets that will be used. Composites...
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WP7: Dissecting we.Muslim app | Part 1 - Wireframe by zeddy

What app do you want to build? Draw it out on a whiteboard or Visio. When you put your ideas out, our brain cells engage and we can estimate the things we might need: buy 3rd party SDK, need an app server for push notification, learn new API, etc. This...
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WP7: People Hub & “Get in, Get out” concept by zeddy

What I like about Windows Phone 7 is the integration of Facebook into Contacts . In fact, it’s one of the first things WP7 ask after you turn on the phone for the first time:   Let’s face it, the people in your contacts are the most you want to hear...
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Activate Azure Benefits from Bizspark MSDN by zeddy

If you’re one of the lucky ones who have MSDN Premium (Bizspark Members get MDSN Premium btw), you definitely should activate your Azure benefits. According to this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/offers/popup/popup.aspx?lang=en&locale...
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WP7 News Reader w/ Streaming Video Ads Prototype by zeddy

This was our Proof-of-Concept last year to Kompas. Big Thanks to Andra & Kresna for this. Last year was on emulator, lo and behold now we brought to you live on a real Windows Phone 7 device: Share this post: | | | |
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WP7 Top 7 Design Tips w/ Screenshots by zeddy

Design Tips from Windows Phone 7 Team that are currently published: Start tiles and splash screens are your first impression… Make them great   No white background or blackground! Remember WP7 has default black color theme or alternate white color...
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WP7 How to speed up Application Certification process by zeddy

Accelerate Application Certification Want to know where to focus your attention before submitting an application for Windows Phone 7 certification testing? Following are the top seven areas to pay close attention, which will help shorten the time for...
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