Nick Randolph, Aug 15
Flickr from a Windows Phone App
The next cab off the rank in Nick Randolph's series on authentication to various social media sites, when developing for the Windows Phone platform, is for Flickr. This is a tricky one right now and may see some revisions later, but here is the state of the art as it stands today.
Nick Randolph, Aug 09
LinkedIn from a Windows Phone App
Windows Phone and social media of all kinds continues in this post from Nick Randolph, wherein Nick takes the code he created for integrating with Twitter and reuses it for LinkedIn. We'll step through registering an application then making the changes to get up and running.
Nick Randolph, Jul 26
Twitter in a Windows Phone 7 App
In this part of his series on integrating Windows Phone Apps with social networks, Nick Randolph turns his attention to the internet darling Twitter. This code heavy post digs into the somewhat complex OAuth2 and explains all you need to know.
Nick Randolph, Jul 19
Facebook in a Windows Phone 7 App
Continuing the series of Windows Phone 7 and social network integration posts, Nick Randolph explains how to authenticate against Facebook and to interact with the Facebook Graph API to retrieve and update data.
Nick Randolph, Jul 10
Using Windows Live ID in a WP7 App
This is the first in a series of social network integration posts. Nick Randolph explains and demonstrates how to authenticate against Windows Live and use the Messenger Connect APIs in a Windows Phone 7 Application.
Nick Randolph, Jul 04
Navigating with Data in Windows Phone
Since his last post on the basics of Windows Phone 7 navigation, Nick Randolph has taken the time to explain a more realistic model as relates to developing real world navigation. We are building towards developing great apps for WP7, so stay in touch,
Nick Randolph, Jun 27
Windows Phone 7 Navigation
Nick Randolph provides an overview of creating navigation in Windows Phone 7 applications. We learn about the similarities with Silverlight and therefore the browser navigation, and learn the two important dimensions of the Windows Phone “Back Stack”.
Nick Randolph, Jun 19
WP7 Push Notifications Part 2
Previously in this short series on WP7 push notifications, we considered the different types of notifications. In this post Nick Randolph goes through setting up your application to receive notifications and how to actually send notifications.
Nick Randolph, Jun 13
Push Notifications in Windows Phone
Nick Randolph has written previously to introduce Windows Phone 7 Live Tiles. In this post we jump in and take a closer look at how the push notification system works and the types of notifications that are available to you to make use of.
Nick Randolph, May 31
Personalise Windows Phone 7: Live Tiles
Learn how to configure a start tile for a Windows Phone 7 application, then define an update schedule to periodically update that start tile for your application. Nick Randolph discusses everything you need to know and provides sample code to use.
Nick Randolph, May 23
Get Pinned: Windows Phone 7 Live Tiles
NIck Randolph opens up the Windows Phone 7 discussion here at BuildMobile. Why choose WP7 as a developer platform or as a consumer. With the next release "Mango" about to drop, Nick introduces Live Tiles and Getting Pinned, some of the latest and greatest tools available on the platform.