Developers Seminar at Microsoft about Advanced Windows Phone 7.5

Thursday, January 26, 2012

          אני שמח להזמין אתכם ליום עיון למפתחים במיקרוסופט רעננה, בתאריך 13/2/2012 שיוצא ביום שני, בו אני מרצה בנושא Advanced Windows Phone 7.5 Applications.   בהרצאה זו נדבר על מרכיב חדש שהתווסף לגרסת מנגו, שמאפשר לתהליכים באפליקציה לרוץ ברקע בזמן שהאפליקציה אינה רצה. מה שבעצם מכונה Background Task, ונלמד כיצד בעזרת תהליכים מקביליים אלו תוכל האפליקציה לעדכן Tiles, לבדוק שינויי סטטוס, לבצע סנכרון מול השרת, ועוד, ובו זמנית לשמור על חיי סוללה תקינים וחווית משתמש איכותית.   פרטים נוספים אודות האירוע, והרשמה תוכלו למצוא בלינק הבא:   נשמח לראותכם, תומר שמם  

Just got a Microsoft Community Contributor award

Monday, December 19, 2011

I’ve just been informed that I awarded the Microsoft Community Contributor award for the year 2012. Here is the announcement I’ve got from Microsoft: “The Microsoft Community Contributor Award is reserved for participants who have made notable contributions in Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN and Answers. The value of these resources is greatly enhanced by participants like you, who voluntarily contribute your time and energy to improve the online community experience for others… Thank you for your commitment to Microsoft online technical communities and congratulations again!” I’m very excited and truly honored to receive this...

Windows Phone Mango Open House at Microsoft Ranana

Sunday, October 23, 2011

  Thank you for participating my Windows Phone open house session at Microsoft Ranana today. It was a great pleasure, and I really enjoyed speaking in front of you. You can download the Power Point Presentation from here. You can download the Code Sample from here.   Please feel free to download the Windows Phone Assets project demonstrated from codeplex. Also if you wish to contribute this project, feel free to PM me.   Also please do not forget to check the Windows Phone Israeli forum at:

Windows Phone 7 & Mango Session

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Thanks to all of you who participated in my Windows Phone 7 and Mango session today at Microsoft Raanana. It was a pleasure. Following is the presentation for the first part, and demos for both parts. Introduction to WP7 + Demos   The attached zip file contains WP7 Mango demos. You must download and install Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 Beta in order to build them. Note: The audio files has been removed from AudioPlaybackAgentDemo\Audio. Please add your own audio file in order to run this demo.   As for the res...

My SDP Session About MVVM + MEF

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Thank you to all of you who participated in my SDP session "Architecting a Smart Client with MEF and MVVM" today at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Tel Aviv. I really hope that you enjoyed it and learned something new about MVVM and MEF. it was delightful. Feel free to download the Power Point presentation from here, and the source code from here. Also here is a small souvenir for remembering this session. Hope to see you soon in the near future, Tomer ShamamCodeProject
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WPF 4 Multitouch Application testing with Microsoft Touch Mouse

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

One of the greatest features in WPF 4 is the built-in support of Windows 7 multitouch gestures. Developing multitouch applications for Windows 7 you should have a special multitouch screen, and usually you don't have it, at least not in your development laptop. So you have to buy one, or use the PDC 2009 laptop: Acer Aspire 1420P give-away. The problem in such case is that you'll have to use remote-debug to debug your multitouch gestures, and it's awkward. There are several NUI alternatives, but nothing can be compared to the real device. In such...
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Live from PDC09

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

We are here! 20 people from Sela Group are proud to be part of the PDC 09 great conference. We are here for updating you with the most up to date Microsoft technologies. I’m going to concentrate on the following topics: Windows 7 Development Visual Studio 2010 WPF 4.0 Silverlight ...
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Composite UI Infrastructure Review by Microsoft, Redmond

Monday, October 26, 2009

We’ve just returned back from our Composite UI Infrastructure architecture review by who else but the Prism creators, the Microsoft P&P team, and we’ve also discussed on several WPF issues we’ve got with the WPF team. I have such a great time meeting with David Hill, Blaine Wastell, Julian Dominguez, Rob Relyea, Mike Hillberg, Anson Tsao, Varsha Mahadevan and Jaime Rodriguez. I want to thank each and every one of you personally! Special thanks to Lior Rozner from Microsoft Israel for leading this great infrastructure, and for being a great companion. Many thanks to the rest of our...