Gary Arndt is the man behind Everything Everywhere, one of the most popular travel blogs in the world, and one of Time Magazine’s “Top 25 Best Blogs of 2010.” Since March 2007, Gary has been traveling around the globe, having visited more than 70 countries and territories, and gaining worldly wisdom in the process.
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When using the Silverlight Tree View Control, you will discover that it is not easy to expand a Tree Node programmatically without using code behind. This article shows how to do that using a Behavior.
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One very common task for many mobile applications is the ability to capture the audio from your microphone and use it inside your application. Doing this on your WP7 device could not be easier. To do this you really need like 20 lines of code .
Here is the code: http://devlicio.us/blogs/derik_whittaker/archive/2010/10/22/how-to-capture-audio-from-your-microphone-in-wp7.aspx
News Framework is an offline news reading framework on which any RSS based news website can have its own Windows Phone 7 application in just minutes. The configuration, content and styles can be managed from outside of the framework itself to fit the needs.
- Offline news reading experience
- Text size adjustment
- Save for later
- Share with friends via SMS/Email
- News by category
- Rotation support
- Search within the news
- Theme support
- Open Source: to be released very soon. Only a demo app is currently available.
- Full functioning demo included: An unofficial Mashable fan app. See below images.
Sterling is a lightweight object-oriented database implementation for Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 that works with your existing class structures. Sterling supports full LINQ to Object queries over keys and indexes for fast retrieval of information from large data sets.
The goal behind Sterling is to keep it:
- Non-intrusive. You shouldn’t have to change your classes just to persist them.
- Lightweight. As of this writing, the DLL for Sterling is under 70 Kb. No one needs to bloat their project for something as simple as persisting data.
- Flexible. While the core is light, Sterling is designed to handle any serialization task and make it ultra-easy to query databases using LINQ-to-Objects.
- Portable. Sterling is designed to run on both Silverlight 4.0 and the Windows Phone 7.
Sample App: http://csharperimage.jeremylikness.com/2010/07/introducing-sterling-object-oriented.html