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App: iNaturalist Observer on Windows Phone

This is a Windows Phone 8 application. The Concept: Craig Benson and I developed and published iNaturalist Observer. iNaturalist Observer is a companion app to the iNaturalist.org website. The Opportunity: Although mobile versions of iNaturalist existed for other platforms, none were … Continue reading

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App: Windows 8 application for Edmodo

In 2014, I developed the Windows 8 application for Edmodo https://www.edmodo.com/ See it on the Edmodo mobile page https://www.edmodo.com/mobile or in Windows Store http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/edmodo/f6aa6b02-547d-4acc-82c2-7a09781ea15e

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Book review: Programming Windows Store Apps with C#

If you are developing a business apps for Windows 8.1 or WinRT 8.1.1, this is a must read book from O’Reilly. The authors Matt Baxter-Reynolds and Iris Classon are providing us with a well-written, accessible and practical book. Most of … Continue reading

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Book review: Windows Phone 8 Application Development Essentials

Written by a Software Engineer for Software Engineers If you are new to Windows Phone 8 developments, this book will give you a quick overview and facilitate your learning curve. Bring your understanding of C# and read this concise book … Continue reading

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App: M2M App Challenge with “Personal Parking Assistant” for Tesla

On June 7 to 9, 2013, I participated with Henry Yu in the Machine-to-Machine app challenge organized by Connected Devices magazine in Santa Clara, CA. We won the first prize sponsored by IoBridge and were featured in and on the cover of … Continue reading

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App: Reflex for Windows Phone

This is a Windows Phone 7/8 application. The Concept: The goal is test and improve the rapidity of your reflexes with a fast, easy-to-use application. The Opportunity: Windows Phone platform is not yet crowded with too many apps and developers. … Continue reading

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Info: How to do Hackathons?

For organizers Hackathon Hacks for Organizers Five Ways to Make Your Hackathon Stand Out For hackers How to Win a Hackathon? DevFish’s Tips to Surviving and/or Winning a Hackathon How to find app ideas for hackathons Hacking Hackathons Hackathon Checklist Presentation … Continue reading

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