Members of the team at Future Decoded in London
Opinion
16th June 2018

Lessons learned from technical team leadership

Over the last year, I've had the opportunity to take up a technical team leadership role for a team of software engineers porting a large Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application to…
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How To
18th August 2014

Create a Windows Store and Windows Phone app using App Studio – Part 3

In this part, we are going to take a look at how you can add an RSS feed to your app, add custom HTML and providing Bing News. (more…)
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How To
13th August 2014

Create a Windows Store and Windows Phone app using App Studio – Part 2

In this part, we will be looking at how to add image based social networks to your application, how to add content from YouTube and how to collate data into a…
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How To
10th August 2014

Create a Windows Store and Windows Phone app using App Studio – Part 1

This is one topic that I get a lot of attention for as I created a YouTube video tutorial on how to create a Windows Phone app using the original…
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Tips
8th May 2014

Getting involved with software development challenges!

Most people will know about development challenges and competition but few actually enter them. Development challenges give you, as a developer, the opportunity to showcase your applications. (more…)
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Review
15th April 2014

Say Hello to Windows Phone 8.1

With the Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview released yesterday, let's take a look at some of the cool new features that I like and some that I don't. (more…)
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Opinion
5th April 2014

Reasons Why You Should Become A Microsoft Student Partner

After the hackathon that I organised last month, it seemed that some of the attendees had not even heard of the Microsoft Student Partner program. So for all the students who…
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Tips
24th March 2014

Packt Publishing offering Buy One Get One Free offer on their 2000 ebook collection

With the successful launch of Packt Publishing's 2000th book title 'Learning Dart', they have put on a buy one get one free offer that you don't want to miss out…
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Events
8th March 2014

Hull Uni Hackathon Coming Soon

With the connections that I have at Microsoft, I have been quite busy trying to get a student hackathon up and running in Hull. It has been kept under wraps…
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Tips
8th March 2014

Teaching others to code with YouTube video tutorials

It may come as a surprise to many but I do have a YouTube channel that I am quite active on! Before I go into the details about it, let…
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How To
26th February 2014

How To: Connect a Windows Phone app to Microsoft Azure Mobile Services

In this first ever LIVE episode, I will show you the basics for connecting your Windows Phone application to Windows Azure and transferring data to the back-end SQL storage. (more…)
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Universal Windows Dev
15th September 2013

How to: Understanding the use of Item Models in a Windows Phone app

In this episode, I go through settings up an item model for your application to which you can bind to using the MVVM pattern. This is basic and core functionality…
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