7 WP7 dev tools you might not know but will want to have

There’s an incredible amount of guides, tools and utilities to be found on the Internet (or should I say ‘tha cloud’?) for Windows Phone 7 developers. Compiled in this article are some of the tools I’ve come across on my searches which I now use frequently but didn’t know the existence of beforehand. Read on to change you WP7 development life. Read more of this post

Learning to cook with WP 7.5 data (a book review)

Recently I received a review copy of the “Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook” by Ramesh Thalli from Packt Publishing (ISBN 978-1-84969-122-2). This book, divided in 8 chapters, shows how simple it is to write data-driven programs WP7 applications.


What follows is an extensive review of this book.
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New WP 7.5 ebook review copy arrived

I just received a review copy of a soon to be published book, titled “Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook” by Ramesh Thalli from Packt Publishers. I will put up a review of it soon. However, I can already hint, after quickly flicking through the pages, that many who liked its unofficial predecessor “Silverlight 4 Data Services Cookbook” by Gill Cleeren and Kevi Dockx will also like this one a lot. If you can’t wait for my review, check out a sample chapter (chapter 2 on using Isolated Storage for data storage) here.

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