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Make an Awesome Video for Your App

Nokia has gone to great lengths to make it easy for developers to create promotional materials for their Windows Phone apps. This quick video shows you how to do it. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caCZ1w9ZUak?rel=0] Steps to make your own Got to the Marketing Toolkit main page (you’ll need to be signed in) Select the checkbox under “Promotional Video” Paste in […]

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Nokia Lumia 822 and Lumia 800 giveaway [winner!]

[UPDATE] We have a winner! Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to get their first app in the Windows Phone Store! Keep it up, as I have many more contests coming up. Update your app entry with a new feature, or optimize it’s layout, to get the app ready for my next contest 😉 Now, […]

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Hackathon Winners

I will be writing a more in-depth blog post (with videos and event pictures) on the Telerik website when all the media is done being edited. For now, I wanted to quickly get a post up to show the winners of The Boston Hackathon. There were over 40 apps created, submitted and presented! Every developer who went through my grueling […]

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26.2 Smiles

The Boston Marathon gives you 26.2 miles, but the The Boston Hackathon can give you 26.2 smiles! I am throwing a huge bash of a hackathon during the weekend of the marathon (april 13th – 14th). Awesome prizes awarded for your guts, and recognition for your glory. Just showing up proves your level of awesomeness, so you’ll get […]

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Lumia 620 Giveaway

UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations Imran Shaquif, of Dangling Neuron, who has won the March Lumia 620 giveaway. March Lumia 620 Giveaway I am giving away a Lumia 620 to a lucky WPDev. The rules are simple: You have published a new Windows Phone app (starting Feb 1st 2013) You live in the US and are […]

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Deep Diving with Lance

Grab your scuba gear because we’re diving into new WP8 features Windows Phone 8 ushered in a bunch of new APIs to hook into. I am providing my Dvlup’rs with a one-on-one training experience via email (and soon, via Skype). Take a look at the topics below. I will do a mini-code camp with you on a topic of your choice, […]

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Rewarding Quality

Offer ends Feb 11th, 2013 5:00 PM PST So you’ve published an app and you’ve worked hard to keep its rating at 4+ stars. You’ve had at least 50 ratings, proving that it’s not a fluke. Now what? Let me bring you into the fold of the elite. You and your app will get: Windows Phone Store Placement […]

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An Offer You Can’t Refuse

One of my responsibilities as a Nokia Developer Ambassador is to help developers get started. I thought to myself, what better way to welcome new developers than give them a new phone and a DevCenter Token ($99 value) or a Nokia Premium Developer Program token ($1,500 value) for building your first Windows Phone app. I will knight you into the brotherhood […]

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Developer Summit Awesomeness

I just returned from the 2013 AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas, and boy can I say it was a good one! Approximately 50% of mobile apps submitted to the hackathon were Windows Phone apps and the #1 winner of it all was a… you guessed it, a Windows Phone app! The winner, Ruggero Scorcioni, […]

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Registering Extensions

With the entrance of Visual Studio 2012 we saw a new interface to edit your WMAppManifest file. This is a great tool to help you properly setup your app’s meta data. There is one limitation you should be aware of… there is no support for extensions. What are extensions? They are the added functionality that […]