14 May 2013

I am a Nokia Developer Champion

Author: admin | Filed under: Nokia Developer

I am very happy to announce that I was nominated Nokia Developer Champion.

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Here is a list of templates for Windows Store Apps that can be found in Codeplex:

Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Baby Journal
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Basic Game
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Block Style Color
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Block Style Picture
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Blocks
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Brick Style
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Cook Book
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Drawing
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: E-Commerce Electronics
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: E-Commerce Fashion
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: ECommerce Jewellery
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Finance
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Financial Adviser
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Fitness
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Food
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Food and Dining
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Food Light
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Food Variable
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Forum
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Health & Fitness
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Health Management
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Invitation
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Language Convertor
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Lifestyle
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Lifestyle Light
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Matching
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Music
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News and Weather
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News Big Image
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News Dark
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News Grey
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News Light Theme
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: News Variable Tile
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Notes
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Photo Browser
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Pillar Block
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Planning Diary
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Product
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Recipe
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Restaurant
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Shoe Store
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Shopping
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Simple Grid
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Solution
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Standard Square
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Text Keyboard
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Tracking
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Translator
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Travel and Tourism
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Travel Dark Theme
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Travel Light Theme
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Travel Picture
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Tutor
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Tutor Advanced
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Unit Convertor
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Variable Grid Style A
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Variable Grid Style B
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Variable Grid Style C
Windows 8 App Design Reference Template: Variable Grid Style D

11 Apr 2013

Coding4Fun – using the AboutPrompt control

Author: admin | Filed under: Nokia Developer

My article in Nokia Wiki about “Coding4Fun – using the AboutPrompt control” and project with the source code is About Page Sample.
code4fun

[PT] Coding4Fun – usando o controlo AboutPrompt

” This month Sara Silva (saramgsilva) has been selected as COM winner.

Sara has been a contributor for only a couple of months but has already made her mark with a number of great articles including Points to consider before submitting an app to the Windows Phone Store, Advanced About Page for Windows Phone apps, with additional articles for how to create simple “About pages” using Coding4Fun and Telerik controls nearing completion: Coding4Fun – using the AboutPrompt control, Telerik RadControls – Rapid About Page for Windows Phone apps.

In addition, Sara is also helping her native Portuguese community by creating translations of these articles (Página avançada Sobre para aplicações de Windows Phone and Pontos a se considerar antes de submeter uma aplicação à Windows Phone Store). “

>The original post about it, can be found here.

Edição 40 – Abril de 2013

Imagem Colocada

(clica para download)
Nesta edição continuaremos também a premiar os autores dos três melhores artigos, dado o sucesso nas edições anteriores. E os leitores devem dar a sua opinião para que possamos premiar correctamente. Para isso vote em http://tiny.cc/ProgramarED40_V

Assim nesta edição trazemos até si, como artigo de capa, um artigo sobre Estruturas vs Objetos de Rita Peres. Nesta 40ª edição pode ainda encontrar os seguintes artigos:

  • Lua – Linguagem de Programação (Augusto Manzano)
  • Introdução à Windows Workflow Foundation (Fábio Domingos)
  • P vs NP (Miguel Araújo)
  • C# – Trazendo Async E Await ao Serviço de Contactos do Windows Phone (Paulo Morgado)
  • Visual(not)Basic – Operador Like (Jorge Paulino)
  • Core Dump – A documentação é algo imprescindível (Fernando Martins)
  • II Mega Mostra IPVC
  • Jquery: A sua biblioteca de Javascript (Bruno Almeida)
  • Matlab Curso Completo (Nuno Santos)
  • Desenvolvimento de Aplicações em PHP (António Santos)
  • NetPonto – Página avançada “sobre” para aplicações Windows Phone (Sara Silva)
  • Raspberry Pi – Pequeno mas grande (Rita Peres)
  • SEO – Keywords Parte I (Miguel Lobato)
  • Crianças Digitais (Sara Santos)
  • Entrevista a Rui Guimarães
  • Projecto em Destaque na Comunidade Portugal-a-Programar: Sueca Online

 

 

Source:

http://www.portugal-a-programar.pt/blog/8/entry-401-revista-programar-edicao-40-abril-de-2013/

21 Mar 2013

Advanced About Page for Windows Phone apps

Author: admin | Filed under: Uncategorized

My article in Nokia Wiki about “Advanced About Page for Windows Phone apps” and project with the source code is About Page Sample.

article About Page Sample

[PT] Página avançada Sobre para aplicações de Windows Phone

 

Microsoft has a team working in samples for MSDN Gallery. The project is called the All-In-One Code Framework

all in one framework

References:

They did a blog post about my samples, that can be read here:
Sharing great Windows Store app samples written by the MVP–Sara Silva

My samples in Sample Browser app for Windows Store:
@saramgsilva

12 Mar 2013

[PT]Microsoft WebCamp Lisboa

Author: admin | Filed under: Uncategorized

Com as novas plataformas e frameworks ao seu dispor como oHTML5, jQuery, as novidades no ASP .NET ou ainda o poder daCloud (com o Windows Azure), a Web não pára de evoluir e expandir-se para novos domínios, como o mobile ou as recém-apresentadas Office Apps.

Foi por isso que criámos o Microsoft WebCamp do próximo dia 22 de Março onde, com o acompanhamento de um dos speakers oficiais dos Microsoft DevCamps a nível mundial (www.devcamps.ms), Cory Fowler, lhe iremos dar a conhecer em detalhe as principais novidades que, como Web Developer, precisa saber para dominar esta nova geração de WebsitesApps e serviços.

Contamos consigo!
A Equipa DevCamps da Microsoft Portugal

What’s a Web Camp?
Web Camps are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers.  You learn from experts in a low-key, interactive way and then you’ll get to apply what you’ve learned. The speaker is Cory Fowler from Microsoft Corporation in Redmond. All sessions will be in English.

                                   

What am I going to learn?

At this Web Camp, you’ll learn how to develop beautiful, interactive and fast web sites using Microsoft’s web tools and platform.  You will also learn how to deploy and scale your web sites with the cloud.

Agenda?

Here’s a snapshot of the topics that will be covered in the sessions and demonstrated with extensive hands-on resources.

08:30 – 09:00: Keynote
09:00 – 09:30: What’s new in ASP.NET 4.5
09:30 – 10:30: Building and deploying websites with ASP.NET MVC 4
10:30 – 10:45: Break
10:45 – 11:45: Creating HTML5 Applications with jQuery
11:45 – 12:45: Lunch
12:45 – 13:15: Building a service layer with ASP.NET Web API
13:15 – 13:45: Leveraging your ASP.NET development skills to build Office Apps
13:45 – 14:15: Building and leveraging social services in ASP.NET
14:15 – 14:30: Break
14:30 – 15:00: Building for the mobile web
15:00 – 15:30: Realtime communications with SignalR
15:30 – 15:45: Break
15:45 – 16:45: Using Cloud Application Services
16:45 – 17:00: Wrap Up


Speaker?

Cory Fowler, Windows Azure Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Cory Fowler is a Windows Azure Technical Evangelist focusing around PHP on Windows Azure. Before joining Microsoft Cory referred to himself as a Developer as a Service and was one of the inaugural members of the Windows Azure group of Microsoft MVPs. Cory takes great pride in being both Canadian and a Ginger. You can find Cory on twitter under the handle @SyntaxC4 or read up on Windows Azure and other insightful things on his blog http://blog.syntaxc4.net.

This event will be conducted in English

 

Source:

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032547673&culture=pt-PT

My article in Nokia Wiki:

Points to consider before submitting an app to the Windows Phone Store