We’re building an ASP.NET MVC3 website that runs in Windows Azure, using the fabulous TeamCity as our build server. So far we have been just building and running the site locally on the build server, but we wanted to extend our build process into the cloud.
The next major release of the Windows Phone OS is still codenamed “Mango”. This morning, New Zealand time, Microsoft has taken the wraps off some the developer details underneath new features in Mango.
Here’s a recipe that brings together Windows Phone 7, asynchronous web calls, Caliburn Micro, and some other magical fairy dust to make your background data loading in WP7 easy, good looking, and fun!
As far as pinnacles go, it doesn’t get much more rocky and steep than Tech.Ed, at least in the New Zealand Microsoft development world. So I’m rather stoked to be presenting not one, but two sessions at Tech.Ed this year.
The situation: you need to display nicely formatted HTML in your Windows Phone 7 application. You want the formatting of this HTML to match the system theme, and that formatting to respect the user’s theme selections.