NetBash – An Alternative to Endless Admin Pages in Asp.Net Web Applications

One thing that always annoys me when working on a web app is having to write those inevitable pages full of admin functions some of which are just a single button. When hacking up one such page I had a...

Windows Phone (Mango) Contact Chooser Task

When creating the amazing, incredible and life changing app for managing money you borrow and lend Metrowe I was pretty annoyed to discover that in the Mango SDK there are choosers for selecting emails: EmailAddressChooserTask and phone numbers: PhoneNumberChooserTask but...

Behind the XAML of the Windows Phone Silverlight Game – Numbertap

Numbertap is a Windows Phone game built by me and a few mates (@benjii22, @d1k_is and @fishkopter). It is alive and well in the marketplace right now in the games section. When people ask this is what we tell people...

Phonealytics “Mango” Update Preview

I have been talking up some substantial updates to the live tiles used in my Windows Phone Google Analytics app Phonealytics for some time now. Over the weekend I finally got round to getting started implementing them. The result is...

Windows Phone 7 App Phonealytics – Sales and Download Numbers

Phonealytics is my Windows Phone 7 Google Analytics client. Phonealytics is currently selling for $0.99 in the marketplace with a free trial. Its major features include a live tile updating with a single sites stats, good performance and simple to...

Fluent Email Now Supporting Razor Syntax For Templates

A while back I wrote Fluent Email, a little .NET wrapper for sending emails with System.Net.Mail using a fluent interface. After relentless requests (there was at least 2) to publish the library on NuGet.org I eventually caved in. You can...

Windows Phone 7 Charts

One of the big features of my Windows Phone 7 Google Analytics Client – Phonealytics is the nice (I think) looking graphs. After briefly considering porting an existing Silverlight solution to wp7 I stumbled upon Quick Charts by amCharts. Quick...

Phonealytics – Google Analytics App for Windows Phone 7

Phonealytics, as you may have guessed, is a Google Analytics client for Windows Phone 7. Phonealytics focuses on speed, getting information at a glance and blending in with your phone’s OS and style.  The app is priced at $2.99 USD...

Writing AJAX web applications in Asp.Net MVC

Asp.Net MVC and jQuery have made it much easier to build awesome Gmail like ajax powered applications. I am going to run through the technique I used to do the ajax web services, call them in javascript and display the...

C# String Extension Methods

Ah extension methods… where would we be without them? Writing slightly more code to perform common functions that’s where! I am fairly sure everyone has their own set of string extensions so I though I’d share what I currently have...