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In This Issue: Senthil Kumar B, Michael Washington, Michael Crump, Robby Ingebretsen, András Velvárt, Laurent Bugnion, Jeff Wilcox, Diederik Krols, Dhananjay Kumar, Sumit Dutta, Morten Nielsen, Jesse Liberty, and Michael Palermo.

Above The Fold:
LightSwitch: "Creating a Visual Studio LightSwitch Screen Template"
Michael Washington
WP7: "WP7 - Changing Visuals Based on Phone Theme with ThemeToStateBehavior"
András Velvárt
WinRT: "A BooleanToVisibilityConverter for WinRT "
Diederik Krols


Michael Palermo's latest Desert Mountain Developers is up

Michael Washington's latest Visual Studio #LightSwitch Daily is up

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Creating a Visual Studio LightSwitch Screen Template
Michael Washington's latest LightSwitch tutorial is on Screen Template extensions., which make it easy to consume a custom control
Silverfrost FTN95: Fortran for Windows
Senthil Kumar B presented this to me as a possible WP7 dev tool.. I think it's the first Fortran post I've mentioned, and I Suppose if there are Fortan folks that wanna program targeting .NET and WP7?? ... this might be it.
Fixing the [NeutralResourceLanguage] attribute is missing on the entry assembly.
Michael Crump discusses an error he received whn trying to submit his app to the marketplace... not overly informative.. check out the reason
Cut the Rop Backgrounds (A Top-secret Easter Egg)
Robby Ingebretsen breaks silence on a fun easter egg in Cut The Rope... check it out, fun stuff
WP7 - Changing Visuals Based on Phone Theme with ThemeToStateBehavior
András Velvárt has sort of a follow-up post on Themes in Wp7 apps with this one on custom settings using ThemeToStateBehavior that he includes.
Bug fix: WPF4 project template for #MVVMLight V3
Laurent Bugnion found that he introduced a bug in the latest MVVM Light release... read the post to see how to find if you have it, and of course he has a new release that fixes it :)
PhoneThemeManager: allow your app to have the Light, Dark, or Inverted theme with 1 line of code
Jeff Wilcox announced the release of a library 'PhoneThemeManager' that lets you force a theme on your app... be sure to read his post in regards to battery use.
A BooleanToVisibilityConverter for WinRT
Diederik Krols shares his version of a reversible converter for WinRT and Metro
Video on How to work with Page State in Windows Phone
Dhananjay Kumar has a video tutorial up on working with page state in WP7
Part 51 - Windows Phone 7 - Advanced ColorPicker
Sumit Dutta extends his WP7 color picker to include all the colors available in XAML
Overwriting the default WebRequest used by WebClient
Morten Nielsen discusses how the default client doesn't actually create an "HttpWebRequest/Response" object, and goes on to show you you cna completely interecept any requests... culminating in a new release of his GZipWebClient with which you cn enhance everything webclient with GZIP compression.
Playing A Sound, Simplified
Jesse Liberty's lates is a really nice and quick explanation of playing a one-off sound in your WP7 app
HTML5 for the Real World
Michael Palermo posted the materials for his HTML5 presentation on 1/28

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