My Windows 8 Contracts Keynote Session at SDP

Monday, December 5, 2011

Thank you for participating my Windows 8 Contracts session at Sela’s SDP conference, it was a great pleasure and I hope you’ve enjoyed the conference. In this session I’ve talked about Windows 8 Contracts in general and demonstrated how to implement both share source and target contracts, in a Metro Style app to share data between Metro style applications. Here are the presentation and demo code: Note that in the presentation and demo code you can also find how to implement a Search Contract. Hope you’ve enjoyed my session.
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Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Just though it would be a great idea to share Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts, in case you’re going to present Windows 8 Session, or just have fun with Windows 8 and you don’t have touch screen. Key Action WINKEY Switch between Start Screen and last Metro app WINKEY + L Log off WINKEY + P Change Monitors layout WINKEY + D Show desktop WINKEY + Y Temporarily look at the desktop WINKEY + Enter Launches Narrator WINKEY + F File Search WINKEY + I Settings WINKEY + K Connections WINKEY + H Share WINKEY + Q Search WINKEY + W Settings search WINKEY + Z Flip open apps WINKEY + C Open charms bar WINKEY + Tab Toggle between opened apps WINKEY + Space Toggle between input language WINKEY + Any Search for content - Using...
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Windows Phone HTC HD7 – A very important update!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Thanks to Noam Sheffer, I just connected my Windows Phone to Zune, and guess what!? An important update… But this guy, is amazing, it’s an HTC update. Yap, right after Mango, and the great news are: Internet Sharing. The long awaited feature. Now I’m so happy, I can leave my old iPhone to my little Kid for good (only carried it with me for Internet Sharing, since I’m working with some customers with no internet access and this is a must have, at least for me). So here is screen shot of my device, turning it into WiFi access...

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:

MVVM Open House at Sela Group, Haifa

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

To all of you who participated in the MVVM session today last week, I hope you've enjoyed it and learned something new. It was a great pleasure to speak in front of you. As I promised, here is the presentation. Also here is the Agenda for the 4 days Advanced WPF course at Sela Group.
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Updating to Windows Phone Mango Final Version

Friday, September 30, 2011

Just connected my HD7 device to Zune today, and guess what? I’ve got this lovely message: Yea, finally I’m updating my Windows Phone to Mango final version 7720. Wish me a good luck.   UPDATE While updating, my device restarted one time, and then got this message in Zune:   Waited about 10min and nothing! I’ve clicked Cancel, disconnected and connected my phone again, then I’ve got this message: It’s a beta cleanup update! I’ve clicked Update, my phone restarted and after ~2min I’ve got this: Checking my Windows Phone OS version, I’ve got this:...

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) is finally rolling out

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

About two hours ago, Microsoft announced the rolling out of Windows Phone 7.5, the highly anticipated version of the Windows Phone OS. For those of you who already have it, nothing’s new right? well, happy to disappoint you. Microsoft kept new cool features in the closet for the release of this version. Here are some of them: Internet Sharing (tethering) – Depends on your carrier, you’ll see that option as Internet Sharing under settings. This cool feature supports up to 5 connections at the same time. Brand new Web Marketplace – Surf the web from your Tablet or...

Windows Phone 7 Israeli Forum

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

לא ידעתם? לא שמעתם? נפתח במיקרוסופט פורום חדש בנושא Windows Phone 7 בעברית!   אז קדימה, למה לחכות? צרו חשבון Windows Live ותרגישו חופשי לשאול שאלות בכל נושא הקשור לפיתוח Windows Phone 7.   את הפורום תמצאו בכתובת:   אגב, אני אחד המנהלים שם, אז דירבאלאק, לא לפרסם שטויות…  
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Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone v1.3 has been released

You can download the new version from codeplex, it’s now support the new WPDT 7.1 RC. The new version includes great updates, including: Support for SQL Azure as a membership provider. Support for SQL Azure as a data source through using OData. Updates for the Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio 1.4 and the Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 RC. Upgraded the web application ASP.NET MVC 3. BabelCam full source code, available at Windows Phone Marketplace.

Installing Windows Phone Mango on HD2

Saturday, August 27, 2011

So you’re stuck with your HD2, running Windows Mobile 6.5, or Windows Phone pre Mango? Two XDA members: xboxmod and YukiXDA revealed WP Mango ROM for HD2. You may find these instructions from XDA developers very helpful, installing Windows Phone Mango on your HD2 device. I wish you a Good Luck, you may need it
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