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    Windows Phone 7 MVVM # 5 - RadDate & Time Pickers

    Of course the first thing on my mind after returning from a nice long summer vacation is continuing the RadControls for Windows Phone 7 MVVM series of blog posts and adding more examples to our working project of how you can quickly and easily start using our WP7 controls with the MVVM pattern.  While I’m working on something pretty cool for later in the week (hint: it may involve something like this), I wanted to show you how you can pretty quickly get both RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker working with MVVM. (( Heads up!  I’ve upgraded this project to utilize the Q2 2011...
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    Become an Rx Pusher with Windows Phone 7 Webinar Wrap-up

    Following our second webinar in the Telerik Windows Phone Wednesdays series, we now have the recording online and available to view!  In this webinar, industry expert and Microsoft MVP Jim Wooley covers the Reactive Extensions (Rx), a framework that allows for more asynchronous calls to take place within your applications, keeping your UI responsive while all the behind-the-scenes operations still take place.  Head on over to Telerik TV to check out the recorded version here: Become an Rx Pusher with Windows Phone 7 by Jim Wooley Then head over to Jim's website to check out the sample code as well as the...
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    Windows Phone 7 MVVM #4 - RadPhoneApplicationFrame and StateManager

    In our previous post we were able to utilize event triggers from System.Windows.Interactivity along with EventToCommand from MVVM Light to enable users to tap an item in our RadJumpList and then send a message out to perform some functionality – in our case, navigating to the page in question.  But where does this message go and how is it received?  And how can we add less than 8 lines of code to our application to give it a more native Window Phone look and feel as we’re navigating?  That’s what this blog post is all about! We will start with those...
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    Windows Phone 7 and Azure Webinar Wrap-up

    Following the first webinar in our Windows Phone Wednesdays webinar series, I’m happy to say that the recording is online and ready to view on-demand!  You can check it out on Telerik TV here: http://tv.telerik.com/watch/windows-phone/windows-phone-7-azure-webinar Also to note for those who are in attendance, I re-recorded the portion where the Windows Phone 7 emulator was having display issues so that you can really take in the whole experience of adding data to your application and enhancing the app by using the RadJumpList control.  Sorry for the trouble, the display issues when presenting a webinar are hit or miss, last series for me...
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    Windows Phone 7 MVVM #3 - More RadJumpList

    Picking up where we left off in the previous post, we are working in a new project that will accommodate all of the controls we highlight throughout this entire series, with the hub of our navigation being a RadJumpList instance.  The next step we have is to add some style to our RadJumpList in order to both take advantage of the built-in functionality and to make it look like a more inviting navigation experience. Step 1 – Adding an ItemTemplate One of the huge advantages of any listbox-type control is the ability to style the individual items.  RadJumpList is no different, allowing...