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Rob Cameron, Industry Architect Evangelist (Twitter: @Robcamer)

How to add support for the back button in the TitleBar - XAML

No doubt that if you've spent any time with Windows 10 and the 1st party apps you may have noticed...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 07/31/2015

Back in Developer Experience (DX) and @ //build 2015!

For the previous 3+ years I worked on Xbox 360 and Xbox One media apps as part of the Xbox...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 05/04/2015

Exciting times at //build 2014

I've been heads-down working on Xbox One Apps on the Xbox engineering team working with many...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/05/2014

Moving on to the Xbox Team

Hello Everyone, I wanted to let you know that I am joining the Xbox team focused on new platform...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 02/01/2011

Top 10 Windows Phone 7 Application Design Tips

This new series on the Windows Phone Developer Blog offers tips with step-by-step advice on common...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/27/2011

Top 7 Items to Check for WP7 Certification

From the Windows Phone Marketplace team…Top seven items to check in order to pass certification. 1....

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/27/2011

WP7 Wireframe Templates for Illustrator

These are unofficial Adobe Illustrator templates for building Windows Phone 7 wireframes created by...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/16/2011

Build a Better Windows Phone 7 UI (and save time)

For Silverlight developers, Expression Blend is old news, however, for most developers Expression...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/12/2011

Windows Phone site for iPhone Developers

Looking for Windows Phone 7 information to help you port over your iPhone application and expand to...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/11/2011

Interview with Ed Schmit from at&t

I had the opportunity to interview Ed Schmit while at DevConnections 2010 as part of Bytes by...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/06/2011

Windows Phone 7 Dev Info for iPhone Developers

If you are an iPhone developer looking for content tailored to you for Windows Phone 7, Jesse...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 12/15/2010

Interview with Brandon Watson

I had the opportunity to interview Brandon Watson while at DevConnections 2010 as part of Bytes by...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 11/23/2010

Professional Quality Tools for WP7 Developers–Limited Time Offer

The Windows Phone 7 product team announced a partnership with PreEmptive Solutions to provide their...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 11/04/2010

Presenting at DevConnections 2010

If you are attending DevConnections 2010, please come check out my session.   My session...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 10/27/2010

Windows Phone Developer Tools - October Update

The Windows Phone Developer Tools update includes a MUCH improved Bing Maps control from a...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 10/25/2010

Windows Phone 7 Tools RTW!

Download the tools here.  Major changes from the beta are the inclusion of a Panorama, Pivot,...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 09/16/2010

Windows Phone 7 Jump Start Training

Check out Brandon Watson’s blog post on the brand new WIndows Phone Jump Start Training:...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 08/17/2010

Embed a Font in a Windows Phone 7 Application

I received this question during a webcast recently.  It is very easy to embed a Font into a...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 06/25/2010

Interview with Andre Vrignaud

I had the opportunity to sit down with Andre Vrignaud (aka Ozymandias) for an interview during MIX...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 06/13/2010

Windows Phone 7 – A Great Device for Work and Play

Some interesting stats: Demand for Smartphones that play as hard as they work is fueling the...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 06/08/2010

Interview with Page Brooks

I had the opportunity to sit down with Page Brooks for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part of...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 05/23/2010

Interview with Loke Uei Tan

If you don’t know who Loke is, you don’t know Windows Mobile:-)  Loke’s been around Windows...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 05/13/2010

Windows Phone 7 Development Jump-Start Events

Check out Ben Riga’s blog detailing a couple of great training events coming up in May.  ...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 05/06/2010

Interview with Archetype’s Rosso Brothers

I had the opportunity to sit down with Luigi and Guido Ross from Archetype for an interview during...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 05/02/2010

Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP – April Refresh

If you are still on the Visual Studio 2010 RC1 build and Expression Blend 4 Beta in order to...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/29/2010

reMIX Atlanta May 8th – Three Tracks with Something for Everyone:-)

Come check out this great event with a User Experience, Windows Phone, and Silverlight/Web track. I...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/26/2010

Interview with IdentityMine’s Kurt Brockett

I had the opportunity to sit down with Kurt Brockett from IdentityMine for an interview during MIX...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/21/2010

NAB Mobile Highlights

Silverlight has been a part of Microsoft’s NAB Show booth since its initial release a few years...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/15/2010

Interview with Todd Brix

I had the opportunity to sit down with Todd Brix for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part of...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/09/2010

Windows Phone 7 Developers – What’s the Document Outline?

The Document Outline tool window in Visual Studio 2010 is similar to the Objects and Timeline window...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 04/03/2010

Interview with Charlie Kindel

I had the opportunity to sit down with Charlie Kindel for an interview during MIX 10 hosted as part...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 03/26/2010

Windows Phone and the Cloud

As .NET developers look to create Windows Phone experiences, Windows Azure and cloud computing pose...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 03/22/2010

The Windows Phone Emulator Rocks! – Try This

Open the Windows Phone Emulator, launch Internet Explorer and type localhost:     ...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 03/17/2010

Associated Press AP Mobile Windows Phone Demo

I spent the last three weeks of my life focused on the Associated Press AP Mobile demo. What’s...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 03/15/2010

XNA Game Studio and Windows Phone 7 Demonstration

Check out this video on wmpoweruser.com of Eric Rudder at TechEd Middle East developing an XNA Game...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 03/08/2010

Wondering about the Programming Model for Windows Phone 7 Series?

The Windows Phone Developer Team had a twitter Q&A this evening, revealing a few things...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 03/04/2010

What about Windows Phone 6.5?

A lot of customers are asking this question: “What’s the future for Windows Phone 6.5 that just...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 02/17/2010

Windows Phone 7 Series Announced!

Today at Mobile World Congress we announced, demonstrated, and answered questions, on Windows Phone...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 02/15/2010

Windows phone at MIX 10 - Update

Joe Belfiore is keynoting Mix.  He is no doubt an engaging speaker.  Looks like if you...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 02/04/2010

Attention Windows Mobile 6.0 & 6.1 Users – Marketplace is Open!

The Marketplace for Mobile application is available for Windows phones running Windows Mobile 6.0 or...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/07/2010

Connected devices will steal phones' thunder, ABI predicts

From Windows for Devices, "Today, wireless handsets [indeed] rule the roost," ABI analyst...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 01/04/2010

WCF in .NET Compact Framework 3.5

Many developers have questions around Windows Communication Foundation and Windows phone (formerly...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 12/21/2009

Microsoft WebsiteSpark Overview for Hosting Partners

Check out the overview webcast now available on the WebsiteSpark™program.  The webcast covers...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 12/17/2009

Mix 2010 Registration Open

MIX10 Registration went live yesterday with great deals thru Jan. 15 Buxton and Guthrie return to...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 12/09/2009

2nd Edition of our Silverlight Recipes book available…

  Jit and I worked hard on updating this for Silverlight 3.  We added many new recipes...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 12/01/2009

Summary of PDC 09 Announcements

Here’s a quick list of announcements made at the PDC 09. Public Beta of Office 2010, SharePoint...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 11/24/2009

Updated version of WCF Ria Services (formerly .NET Ria Services) Available

Yesterday Microsoft published the Visual Studio 2008 and the Visual Studio 2010 beta 2 versions of...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 11/19/2009

PDC Keynote Streaming Live!

A reminder that the Steven Sinofsky, Scott Guthrie & Kurt DelBene will be presenting at the PDC...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 11/17/2009

Photobucket on Windows phone – Case Study

Leading Photo Sharing Site Drives Revenue by Solving Camera-Phone Dilemma Taking pictures with a...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 11/02/2009

The Associated Press on Windows phone – Case Study

News Cooperative Creates Touch-Friendly Mobile News Service for Windows Phones As newspapers seek a...

Author: Rob Cameron CSE Date: 10/28/2009

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