WP7 – Handling OData Async Callbacks

April 29, 2011

In the original WP7 Golf Application tutorials (WP7 – Parts 1, 2, and 3), the handling of asynchronous data loading using the DataServicesCollection was not handled very well. In this tutorial, that issue is highlighted and a better solution is provided. In this tutorial, we take advantage of the ‘LoadCompleted’ event to manage the user […]

Deploying a Silverlight Application

April 26, 2011

It is always a challenge to get an application you have working with on your development machine deployed to a server so others can access it. The frustration is compounded because it seems that a very popular alternative for many of us, that is, the shared hosting provider, is rarely covered in the MSDN documentation. […]

LightSwitch Tutorial on Data Design

April 3, 2011

LightSwitch uses an entity model to describe the data design. Folks with relational database experience need to understand how an entity model differs from a relational model. Folks with little or no database experience tend to design databases that look more like an Excel spreadsheet than a decent data design. This tutorial is intended to […]