## Windows Phone Mango Jump Start video tutorials

Few weeks back , Microsoft MVP’s Rob Miles and Andy Wigley had organised Windows Phone Mango Jumpstart online training . Now these videos are made available which can be downloaded from MSDN Channel 9 site . read more

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## How to convert Octal Number to Decimal , HexaDecimal and Binary Number using C# ?

This is my third post of the series of the Number Converter for Windows Phone 7 sourcecode . In my previous posts i talked about Number Converter for WP7 – How to convert Decimal Number to Binary , HexaDecimal and Octal Number using C# ? How to convert Binary Number to Decimal , HexaDecimal and Octal Number using C# ? In this blog post , i describe or share the code  that converts a Octal Number to Decimal , HexaDecimal and Binary Number using C# in Windows Phone 7 . public static class OctalConverter { /// <summary> /// Octals to binary. /// </summary> /// <param name=”OctalNumber”>The octal number.</param> /// <returns></returns> public static string OctalToBinary(string OctalNumber) { Int64 DecimalNumber = OctalToDecimal(OctalNumber); string retVal = “”; retVal = DecimalConverter.DecimalToBinary(DecimalNumber); return retVal; } /// <summary> /// Octals to decimal. /// </summary> /// <param name=”OctalNumber”>The octal number.</param> /// <returns></returns> public static Int64 OctalToDecimal(string OctalNumber) { return Convert.ToInt64(Convert.ToString(Convert.ToInt64(OctalNumber,8), 10)); } /// <summary> /// Octals to hexa. /// </summary> /// <param name=”OctalNumber”>The octal number.</param> /// <returns></returns> public static string OctalToHexa(string OctalNumber) { Int64 DecimalNumber = OctalToDecimal(OctalNumber); string retVal = “”; retVal = DecimalConverter.DecimalToHex(DecimalNumber); return retVal; } } read more

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## My WindowsPhoneRocks.com site goes Live

It has been a month now that i was working on my Windows Phone 7 site called WindowsPhoneRocks.com and today, the website officially goes live. I wanted to move all my Windows Phone related articles from ginktage.com to the another site ( Windowsphonerocks.com ) site and that is how the idea for this new site was born. By this, i can target the windows phone developers via my windowsphonerocks.com site and leave Ginktage.com for writing general .NET and technology related stuffs. read more

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## Windows Phone 7 Templates for Fireworks

pojitonov has created a cool Windows Phone 7 templates for FireWorks .  pojitonov has now uploaded the windows phone template for Fireworks in the box.net site from where the template can be downloaded . read more

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## Webinar – What’s New in Windows Phone 7.1 (“Mango”) by Jeff Prosise

LIDNUG ( Linked .NET Users Group ) is organising a webinar on August 30 , 2011 at 10.00 AM (PT) on the topic “What’s New in Windows Phone 7.1 (“Mango”) ” . LIDNUG is the official INETA Linked.NET Group meant to be for professionals using or interested in the Microsoft .NET technologies . The group is for developers, architects, designers (Silverlight), managers, consultants, Visual Studio software engineers, QA and Program Managers and anyone else who is interested. read more

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## Free Windows Phone 7 Training Resources at Microsoft Faculty Connection site

The Microsoft Faculty Connection has updated its site with the free training resources for Windows Phone 7 Development. These are Curriculum based Resources targeting the academic students but might be useful for others too to get started on Windows Phone Development. read more

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## Windows Phone Toolkit – August 2011 is now available for download

The Windows Phone Toolkit – August 2011 (7.1 SDK) was released a few days back and is now available for download from the codeplex site . The August 2011 version of the Windows Phone Toolkit the Mango version ( 7.1 ) . read more

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## How to select a Photo from the Windows Phone Media Library using C# ?

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## Number Converter for WP7 – How to convert Decimal Number to Binary , HexaDecimal and Octal Number using C# ?

In this blog post and in the upcoming blog posts, i will share the source code of my small App for Windows Phone 7 (Number Converter for WP7). The Number Converter for WP7 has got 50+ downloads. Although it’s not a big number, but for the first App that was developed in less than an hour is a great motivation for building more Windows Phone 7 Apps. This Blog post describes how to convert a Decimal Number to Binary, Hexadecimal and Octal Number using C#. In most of the cases, the built in functions of the .NET framework is used. The most common function used to convert the numbers are Convert.ToString () and ToString with “X” as parameter for the Hexadecimal number. using System; using System.Net; using System.Windows; using System.Windows.Controls; using System.Windows.Documents; using System.Windows.Ink; using System.Windows.Input; using System.Windows.Media; using System.Windows.Media.Animation; using System.Windows.Shapes; namespace NumberConverter { public static class DecimalConverter { /// <summary> /// Converts the Decimal Number to Binary /// </summary> /// <param name=”DecimalNumber”></param> /// <returns></returns> public static string DecimalToBinary(Int64 DecimalNumber) { return Convert.ToString(Convert.ToString(Convert.ToInt64(DecimalNumber), 2)); } /// <summary> /// Converts the Decimal Number to Octal Number /// </summary> /// <param name=”DecimalNumber”></param> /// <returns></returns> public static Int64 DecimalToOctal(Int64 DecimalNumber) { return [...]

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## Virtual Class – Building Applications for Windows Phone Mango Jump Start on Aug 23-24 , 2011

Microsoft’s MVP Rob Miles and Andy Wigley are again hosting Windows Phone Mango Jump Start on August 23 and 24 from 8 am – 5 pm for developers looking to build Mobile Applictaions targeting Windows Phone Mango Platform . read more

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