Articles Written by Chris Bennett

Using Cloud Storage for Your Windows Phone 7 (WP7) App

Need storage for your Windows Phone 7 (WP7) application and you don't want to design and pay for your own infrastructure? Then try integrating with some of the free online services such as DropBox or Box.Net

Creating WP7 Pivot and Panorama Pages

Ready to take advantage of the Windows Phone 7 Pivot and Panorama pages within your app? This article gives a high-level over view of the two controls and the differences between them.

Binding Data to WP7 Pages

Ready to start building applications faster for WP7? Instead of hand writing the code necessary to populate pages, try using the built-in data binding provided by Silverlight. WP7 data binding can drastically reduce the amount of time needed to build pages.

The Basic Layout Controls in WP7

Starting your first Windows Phone 7/WP7 application, but not too sure how to build your pages? This article covers the basic layout controls, to start the project for your next Windows Phone 7/WP7 app.

Navigation and Passing Data Between WP7 Pages

Ready to start adding multiple screens to your WP7 app? This article demonstrates the techniques necessary to support multiple pages and navigation between them.

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  • Live Event Date: July 22, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT In this WhatWorks analysis, John Pescatore examines a use case where end users had local administrative rights on their PCs and it had gotten out of hand for this Fortune 500 Energy and Utilities company. The compelling event that prompted the company to reexamine this situation was the migration to Windows 7. In Windows XP, a custom tool that allowed users one of three levels of administrative rights to their workstations would need to be …

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