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By Peter Henry on Friday, October 28, 2011 7:54 PM

imageAre you making a WP7 application?  COOL!  Want to change the background, read on for the quick'n'dirty for how!

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 9:12 PM

ScreenCapOfLEDFlashlightThere are a lot of flashlight apps out there for all of the smartphones.  In fact, IMHO, it’s the new Hello World application!  But why is it SO hard to use the LED on the WP7?  Read on for why.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 8:14 PM

TortoiseDid you get an email recently from TortoiseSVN telling you about the great new 1.7 version?  If you like your icon overlays and using Win 7 x64, you might want to stick with 1.6.16.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, October 05, 2011 7:07 PM

I've lived with Mango for a grand total of 24h, now that?  Read on for my first impressions!

By Peter Henry on Monday, October 03, 2011 7:29 PM

Laurent DuveauIf you are going to learn Silverlight, wouldn't it make sense to learn it from the best?  Read on for a great upcoming opportunity at DevTeach in Ottawa!

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!

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