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The Windows Phone App Store just certified my new app, Here’s My IP. This app shows your IP address and approximate location.

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Windows Phone Store just published my new app, My Cloud Time: http://bit.ly/1jCiuia

This is a simple time recorder that lets you export to CSV and do backup and restore on OneDrive.

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It’s easy to implement the ASP.NET Owin support for Log-In with Twitter because you only need to uncomment a statement in Startup.Auth.cs as described in the article, ASP.NET MVC 5 App with Facebook and Google OAuth2 and OpenID Sign-on. However, the problem with the Twitter implementation is that you don’t get OAuth tokens back in the default implementation ......

Today, I released LINQ to Twitter v3.0.2. This release takes LINQ to Twitter v3.0 out of beta and into a stable release. The primary features of this release are async commands/queries and Portable Class Library (PCL) support. Supporting Async The async support makes your application more responsive to the user, increases server scalability, and makes ......

Glass is Google’s new wearable computer - no doubt you’ve heard about it in the news. What’s cool and new today is that you can now write Glass apps that use LINQ to Twitter. In this article, I’ll show you how. Say What!? That’s right, I said “You can now write Glass apps with LINQ to Twitter”. There might have been a day when the combination of Twitter, ......

I’m not an F# developer, but I’ve read Robert Pickering’s book, Foundations of F#/Apress, and have played around with the Try F# tutorial. It looks like a nice language and something that I might use one day. I was aware that F# had some type of query capabilities, and had wondered more than once if LINQ to Twitter could work with it. Today, I witnessed ......

A couple weeks ago, I posted LINQ to Twitter Runs Xamarin.Android. That was pretty exciting, but so is watching LINQ to Twitter jamming tweets into a UITableView in an iPhone simulator on my Mac, courtesy of Xamarin.iOS hosted in Visual Studio 2013. In this post I’ll show how you can do use LINQ to Twitter in Xamarin.iOS too. Since Xamarin now supports ......

In previous versions of LINQ to Twitter, I used XUnit, which has a nice Assert.Throws method that I used a lot. When I started the PCL version of LINQ to Twitter, I started using MSTest and missed Assert.Throws right away. Searching around, I found Bradley Braithwaite’s excellent blog post, Asserting Exceptions in MSTest with Assert.Throws(). Since ......

Yesterday, Microsoft launched Visual Studio 2013 (VS2013), their newest version of their Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Along with this launch was several announcements that included a partnership with Xamarin and lifting of Portable Class Library (PCL) and .NET NuGet library licensing restrictions. In addition to these announcements, Xamarin ......

Today, I released LINQ to Twitter v2.1.09. Here are important new changes. Bug Fixes This is primarily a bug fix release. Most notably, there were authentication problems in WinRT apps. This is now fixed. New Features One new feature is the addition of ApplicationOnlyAuthentication for WinRT. It is fully async. Here’s how it works: var auth = new WinRtApplicationOnlyAuthorizer ......

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