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June 2012 Blog Posts

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Little Moments App for the Windows Phone 7

The Big Brothers Big Sisters app for the WP7 was created by a team of developers as part of the local Give Camp project. I programmed the screens and web service calls; Robert Hellestrae did the initial foundation; Dave Norderer did the shaker and spinner coding as well as some of the REST data services. Several others were involved with the BBBS Little Moments web site and administration site and project management. Our Big Brothers Big Sisters contact was Kara Justi from the Palm Beach and Marin Counties agency. The WP7 version of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Little Moments app was...

posted @ Saturday, June 2, 2012 5:04 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ WP7 ]

How to Upgrade Windows 8 Consumer Preview VHD Boot to Release Preview

I already went through the procedure to create a Virtual Hard Drive (VHD) with Win8 Consumer Preview as described in the HowToGeek.com article and wanted to replace the VHD contents with the new Release Preview that came out yesterday. If you have the same situation, this will save you several steps. If you try to upgrade your Consumer Preview, it will tell you that it is not possible since it is on a VHD. Maybe someone will figure out a workaround so your installed programs are not lost. So I figured for now, I'd just blow away the Consumer Preview and use...

posted @ Friday, June 1, 2012 1:28 PM | Feedback (1) |

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