July 2010 Entries

MVVM Light Hotfix for Windows Phone 7 developer tools RTM

This is a hotfix to correct the issues with the MVVM Light templates for Windows Phone 7.

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JavaScript vs Silverlight: An answer

An article was published at JupiterJS.com (titled “JavaScript vs Silverlight”) arguing that JavaScript is better than Silverlight. Unfortunately, there is no way to post comments on that page (weird, really) so I decided I would post my answer here. Read the rest of this entry » ......

MultiTouch Behavior: Update for Windows Phone 7 tools beta

Update: The second video (10’ tutorial) is now ready (see below). Update 2: The code is on Codeplex (V0.5.1). I just published an updated videos (Highlights) showing the MultiTouch Behavior for Windows Phone 7 working with the new emulator. The big change is that the multitouch action now works great with the emulator (with the April CTP it was flaky, so I was using the mock mode a lot more). Another 10’ long tutorial is available. Read the rest of this entry » ......

How to use the MultiTouch Behavior for Windows Phone 7

Yesterday, I published the source code of the MultiTouch Behavior for Windows Phone 7 on Codeplex (http://multitouch.codeplex... Meanwhile, Davide Zordan (the founder of this project) started to modify the Silverlight 4 version of the behavior to make it API compatible. Eventually, the goal is to share all the API signature, and as much code as possible. We would like to extend this to the WPF version as well, in order to have a consistent landscape of multitouch on all 3 platforms. Read the rest ......

MultiTouch Behavior for Windows Phone 7: Videos #wp7dev

I just published two videos on Vimeo (see the embedded videos at the end of this post)

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