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DDD East Anglia, 29th June 2013 - Async Patterns presentation and source code
Many thanks to the team in Cambridge for an awesome first conference DDD East Anglia. I definitely appreciate how each of the different areas have their own distinctive atmosphere and feel. Thanks to some great sponsors we enjoyed a great venue and some excellent nibbles. For those who attended my Async my source code and presentation are available on GitHub, If you are new to Git then the easiest client to install is GitHub for Windows, a graphical ......

Posted On Monday, July 1, 2013 10:52 PM

Running Windows Phone Developers Tools CTP under VMWare Player - Yes you can! - But do you want to?
This blog is the result of a fellow twitter, @CraigHawker, mentioning that he was not allowed to run CTP tools on his development workstation at work. I decided to perform a quick investigation of running the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP under VMWare Player. I decided upon VMWare as in the release notes for Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP it mentions that it is not supported under VirtualPC or Hyper-V. Some developers (like Craig) have policies where ‘no non-production code’ can be installed ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 23, 2010 10:35 PM

I wouldn't buy a phone that didn't charge off USB because ...
I recently bought a new Windows Mobile phone, Benq E72, and one reason it won over a Samsung model is the standard mini-USB connector for data and charging (hint, hint, Nokia). Why does this matter? Apart from charging off any laptop, and off an 4 x AA battery pack I already have for emergency charging, it can even charge off the weirdest devices. Here it is with a standard USB to mini USB lead charging from my Philips DVD recorder which has a USB port for displaying photos and playing MP3s. If you ......

Posted On Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:48 AM

Windows Mobile – sync issues (again) and how to avoid ‘Align Screen’ on a hard reset
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Posted On Wednesday, November 26, 2008 11:49 AM

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