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Windows Phone 7: Saving Data when Keyboard is visible

This blog post wont tell you how to save data when the keyboard is visible, but it will tell you how to avoid the problem...

Getting the right behaviors in your Phone 7 App – Part 3 Email ‘em

This example will cover how to package a EmailComposeTask as a reusable behavior that can be dropped into any given Phone 7 app. The EmailComposeTask has a few properties that are used to pass data to the email you are launching / preparing to send. These include ...

Getting the right behaviors in your Phone 7 App – Part 2 Binding & Browsing

In this example we will look at the WebBrowserTask and how a little bit of code can create a great design time experience for the times that you need to launch a browser in a Phone 7 app. Like the PhoneCallTask, the WebBrowserTask only contains one property. So,  this ...

Getting the right behaviors in your Phone 7 App – Part 1 Phone Home

This multiple part series will focus on packaging up a few common “tasks” into reusable behaviors. I hope to cover tasks for phone calls, sending emails, launching the browser etc. Most of the articles in this series will be short and typically will contain only a few lines of ...

Creating the Silverlight View Model (MVVM) Control: Calendar Icon

I am working on a Windows Phone application, and I realized I needed a dynamic Icon control. Windows Phone applications consist mostly of lists ,and those lists look better when they have an icon on the left-hand side. I did not want the icon to be the ...