Nick is a software architect and developer with experience across a range of technologies, and has a particular interest in the future of rich client and mobile device applications. Nick is a speaker, author, a Microsoft MVP and owner of Built To Roam.

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  1. Orientation and Behaviours in WP7

    As I’ve pointed out in a number of previous posts, one of the things that sets Windows Phone development apart from other mobile platforms is the awesome set of tools we have to work with. In this post we’re going to look at how you can handle the different phone orientations by defining different layouts […]

  2. Nokia Windows Phone: Question 11

    Terribly sorry to have kept you hanging on for the question on Monday night. Tonight is the final night in our challenge to win a Nokia Windows Phone. Same procedure: Tweet or share a link to the question, great answers in the comments. Good luck!

  3. BuildMobile: Nokia Windows Phone: Question 10

    We’re nearing the close of our challenge wherein you can Win a Nokia Windows Phone . The rules are detailed in the aforelinked post. Tonight is question 10, the penultimate question with only Monday after the weekend remaining.

  4. Nokia Windows Phone: Question 10

    The penultimate question in our series. Answer the question in the comments, add a better answer if you’re not first. Remember to Tweet or share a link to the question. All answers get an entry in the draw for a Nokia Windows Phone.

  5. BuildMobile: Nokia Windows Phone: Question 9

    Yep. we’re still running a challenge wherein you can Win a Nokia Windows Phone . The rules are detailed in the aforelinked post. We missed a night, to keep you on your toes, here is question 9, our third last as we have Friday and Monday remaining

  6. Nokia Windows Phone: Question 9

    Our challenge to win a Nokia Windows Phone is still going, but we’re on the 3-2-1 countdown. Today’s question, Friday and Monday next week are the last. Tweet or share a link to the question, and leave your answer in the comments!

  7. BuildMobile: Nokia Windows Phone: Question 8

    We’re running a challenge where in you can Win a Nokia Windows Phone . The rules of said competition are detailed in the aforelinked post. There is just one week left after this, here is question 8, last one for the penultimate week.

  8. Nokia Windows Phone: Question 8

    The last question in the penultimate week of questions. You chance to win a Nokia Windows Phone is alive and kicking. Post a link to, Tweet about or share this question, and put an answer in the comments to go in the draw.

  9. BuildMobile: Nokia Windows Phone: Question 7

    We’re running a challenge where in you can Win a Nokia Windows Phone . The rules of said competition are detailed in the aforelinked post. There will be many more questions over the coming weeks, here is question 7. Question 7 Rather than just talking about, and documenting, the design language for Windows Phone, Microsoft decided to provide a set of default styles, font sizes and other resources that developers can reuse within their applications.