Most Valuable Blogger @dzone

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I am glad to inform you that I have been presented the badge MVB – Most Valuable Blogger at one of the famous .NET sites DZone towards my contribution to the...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 4 of 4)

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This is in continuation to my previous post Silverlight Best Practices – III, where the focus was what should be and what should not be done while developing...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 2 of 4)

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This is in continuation to my previous post Silverlight Best Practices – I, where I talked about Design Considerations.  These design considerations were a b...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 3 of 4)

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[Republished after additions] This is in continuation to my previous post Silverlight Best Practices – II, where I talked about Business Layer Design Conside...

Silverlight Best Practices (Part 1 of 4)

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I have been working on Designing and Development of Rich UI applications on Silverlight, and Windows Phone platforms and high performing applications as midd...

Complete Guide to Lazy Loading in C#

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In creating performance-centric applications one has to be very cautious about how and when objects are created and destroyed.  An early creation of an objec...

Mango is ripe, can Android can eat it?

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There are many websites that have featured what's best in Mango update and the marketing team has described them beautifully on their website (written below...

Using Injectors with CInject

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If you don't know what is CInject, I would recommend you to read this article and get the latest version of CInject from CodePlex website. There are few inje...

CInject - Quick Guide

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If you don't know what is CInject, I would recommend you to read this article and get the download latest version of CInject from CodePlex website. Creating ...

Windows 8 on laptop in-depth analysis

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Having used Windows 8 on one of my laptops for last couple of days,  this article would be toned as an essay of what's there and what's not rather than just ...

WCF Rest Services for Windows Phone

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So great, to create WCF Rest services for Windows Phone, you have to follow just 5 steps.  This post will have more code than words, making it neat and to-th...

Interview at Windows Phone 7 Lab (wp7lab)

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Liviu Arsene, the co-founder of Windows Phone 7 Lab (wp7lab),  wrote to me with high enthusiasm to know more about my applications, my views on WP7 SDK, my f...

Creating Page Transitions in Windows Phone

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Creating page transitions is not difficult at all when you have Silverlight Toolkit available in market.  So follow the steps written below Step 1: Using Sil...

Daily Transactions in moneyManager Pro

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A new feature based on feedback received has been shipped in version 1.1 of moneyManager and that is "Daily Transactions" Now you can also view the daily tra...

“moneyManager Pro” releasing today!

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moneyManager Pro will be available today in the MarketPlace for downloads.  This would be the FIRST application that allows connecting to your machine to ge...

Real keyboard with WP7 Emulator

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Using real-keyboard with WP7 Emulator is very easy.. I actually don't have to write a lengthy blog post for that. Press PageUp key on your keyboard and there...

C# Html Sanitizer for Xaml

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One of the converters that my application developerChannel uses is HtmlSanitizer.  The purpose of this converter is to remove the HTML formatting from a HTML...

LongListSelector crashes on load

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The LongListSelector loads perfectly on first load; when navigated ahead and back, the application crashes with NullReferenceException Error NullReferenceExc...

moneyManager has delete functionality

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  There have been many reviews on multiple sites that moneyManager does not have 'delete' functionality. You can not delete any expense. That's wrong!...

F1 (help) for moneyManager - coming soon

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Thanks to all the users of moneyManager for not just using this application, but also providing candid feedback at each stage.  Please be assured that almost...

Money Manager 2.0 - update coming soon

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Money Manager (WP7) will soon see its first update getting rolled out.  Version 2.0 adds backup and restore functionalities while it also fixes few bugs in t...

Mobile platform - the strongest with .NET

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Microsoft .NET has recently emerged as one of the most mature and strongest platforms for Mobile Computing.    Until sometime back, Windows Phone 6.5 was the...

Coming Soon: AWAD - Version 2.0

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Latest Update: AWAD has been decommissioned due to technical reasons as of now and Version 2.0 will not be rolled out.   Hello AWAD users, Thanks for th...

WP7 Application testing

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Having one application failed in Microsoft Certification, here are the testing notes recieved from Microsoft for testing applications that use Network Connec...