Monthly Archives: October 2010

My First Windows Phone 7 App

This will be a good way for me to document what I’m learning, while building my first “real” Windows Phone 7 app. Background My intent is to build a Personal Bartender app. It will look something like this: What I’ve … Continue reading

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Cannot Freakin’ Wait for Windows Phone 7!

I already have some great ideas! // Dave

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Incredibly Useful Developer Tools

These are some tools I have a hard time living without. Syntevo SmartSVN JetBrains Resharper SourceGear DiffMerge Silverlight Spy Notepad++ Fiddler2 HttpWatch RedGate ANTS Profiler WinRar // Dave

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Getting Useful Error Messages out of Silverlight

Step 1: Change the default behavior of WebRequest errors goes to the ClientHttp stack instead of the default browser handling.   // Tell Silverlight that the ClientHttp stack should be used. // This let’s us get more detailed exceptions from … Continue reading

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Silverlight–Quickly Enable / Disable All Buttons

Here is some clever code to Enable or Disable all buttons on a Silverlight page.     /// <summary> /// Bulk disable / enable all of the buttons on the UI /// </summary> /// <param name="isEnabled"></param> public void EnableDisableButtons(bool isEnabled) … Continue reading

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