Secondary Live Tiles enable an application to utilize both sides of a tile, delivering twice the information.
How to use a template selector to dynamically select which item template to use for each list item.
Learn how to automate the WebBrowser control to display and customize the way Web content appears in your Windows Phone application.
How to disable Expression Blend design time data at runtime.
Live Tiles are images that update a pinned tile (icon) on the start screen of Windows Phone. They're used to offer updates to a user browsing the start screen, without having to open the application completely.
In part one of this series, Nick Randolph discusses the use of Expression Blend design-time data in Windows Phone applications.
Learn how to create background services by building a simple music player.
Using Windows Phone's Map control and displaying multiple points using data binding.
When most people think of location, they assume this information comes from a GPS module. While this is true, Windows Phone also has support for determining location based on cell tower location and WiFi networks.
Integrating with SkyDrive can help your Windows Phone application save a user's settings to the cloud, and retrieve them across multiple devices and platforms.
Persisting user settings in Windows Phone is something every mobile developer needs to know how to do. Nick Randolph walks you through the process.
Multimedia is expected in today's mobile applications, and the fun isn't only for smartphone and tablet users. Mono for Android, based on the Mono project's open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET Framework, can help you take advantage of Android Camera APIs in Visual Studio.