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By Peter Henry on Thursday, September 08, 2011 7:10 PM

DevTeachOtt2011125x125DevTeach, one of the best conferences going, is coming to Ottawa.  Read on for more details (warning LOTS of CAPS ahead!).

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 8:38 PM

miFlashlightmiFlashlight was one of the first flashlight apps released on the WP7, tonight I just updated it to version 2.0.  The updating process has been tweaked a bit, read on for my thoughts.

By Peter Henry on Sunday, June 05, 2011 8:30 PM


Two weeks ago I bought a screen protector, read about my review.


By Peter Henry on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 9:05 PM

Do you have a WP7 app that talks to a server?  Are you trying to figure out a unique way to identify your users?  Well, besides asking them I mean (which may NOT be so unique)?image  I think I can help you out.

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 9:10 PM

imageThe DevTeach keynote speakers list was released today and I have to say, WOW!  Talk about a Huge Power Play Lineup!

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 10:42 PM

I’m trying to learn MVC ( MVC 3 to be exact) and I already have a database ready to go, but where oh where are you Entity Data Model template in Visual Studio?

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 25, 2011 7:39 PM

Ottawa IT Camp presenter’s materials are now available in two places!  Come and get’em!

By Peter Henry on Saturday, April 23, 2011 7:48 PM


Last week I did a presentation on DataBinding at the Ottawa IT Camp 2011.  Here’s a HIGH level discussion.

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 9:13 PM

imageCan I enter a subject here?

By Peter Henry on Monday, April 18, 2011 10:03 PM

Ottawa IT CampCheck out what greeted me when I opened up the Zune tonight!

By Peter Henry on Sunday, April 17, 2011 3:09 PM

Ottawa IT CampYesterday I was lucky enough to present at the Ottawa IT Camp 2011, here is what people had to say!

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:21 PM

Ottawa IT CampTonight, I was done working on my Ottawa IT Camp presentation for this weekend, and I was juuuuust about to bail for some sleep (first time before 2am in a week!) I figured I would check juuuuuuust one more time on the status of my app certification.  YIIPPPPEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!  Check out why I'm so happy, and why I think you should be too!

By Peter Henry on Sunday, April 10, 2011 12:34 AM

Ottawa IT CampI've been working on this for about a week and I finally got it submitted tonight!  What is it you ask?  I'm SOOOOO glad you asked!

By Peter Henry on Saturday, April 02, 2011 7:54 PM

Microsoft tag for Ottawa IT Camp 2011Have you ever given a presentation and been asked for your slide deck?  Blog?  Website?  Code? Or do you have a slide with all that information plastered all over it, only to see people still not copying it down on paper?  No pen you say?  Or, they're asking get the idea right?  There HAS to be a better way?  There is!

By Peter Henry on Friday, April 01, 2011 3:04 PM

A VERY special cakeI had a VERY special surprise on my birthday!  My little ones had a GREAT idea for a birthday cake for their papa!  Check it out!

By Peter Henry on Thursday, March 31, 2011 2:39 PM

Do not disconnectLast week, Microsoft released the WP7 NoDo update.  Except, that "release" was to the carriers and not to us, the everday Joe, customer, developer, user, person paying the bills!  Until this week that is!

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 10:41 PM

Ottawa Code CampOttawa IT Day 2011 (aka Ottawa Code Camp) registration is now open!

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 9:40 PM

AntispamI make EVERY effort to read and comment on EVERY comment I get.  Well, one person in the last week has been trying my patience.  Read on for details.

By Peter Henry on Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:18 PM

Where's my phone updateSo!  You've heard about the March WP7 NoDo update, buuuuuuut you're not seeing anything in Zune?  I hope I can shed some light on what's going on.

By Peter Henry on Monday, March 21, 2011 8:14 PM

Context Menu Popup from Code Demo 7Are you getting into the WP7?  Have you tried using a Listbox?  What about a Context Menu?  If are confused, check this out, I go from nothing to loading listbox with XML data file, formatted with an image and removing items via a popup Context Menu too!

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