wp7

A 3-post collection

Silverlight TV 83: Using Wireframes to Visually Communicate a Windows Phone Experience

In this episode, Corrina continues the Design Tips miniseries by sharing her insights on how to use wireframes to improve the design and development process for Windows Phone applications. She walks through why wireframeing is an important part of the process of creating a WP7 application. Corrina talks about the advantages of using wireframing and walks step by step through creating wireframes. Special Note: From the crew of Silverlight TV and Channel 9, we want to extend a special thank you to all of our viewers. With your support we recently surpassed 4 million views of Silverlight TV! We've learned a lot, and with BUILD just around the corner, it's time to refocus the show a...


Silverlight TV 72: Windows Phone Tips for Optimizing Image Quality

Want to optimize how a list of images loads and scrolls in your Windows Phone application? Jobi Joy, UX Architect with IdentityMine and key contributor to the IRC chat app in the MIX11 Day 2 keynote, returns to Silverlight TV to discuss with John how he handles image scenarios such as this, as well as how he ekes out extra performance. Jobi has a blog post that explains how such optimization works by using virtualization, caching via Isolated Storage, and working with both preview and full size images. I won’t spoil the episode (it's pretty cool), so you'll have to watch! Relevant links: John's blog and on Twitter (@john_papa) Jobi'...


Silverlight TV 69 UX and Perceived Performance in WP7 Apps

Jobi Joy, UX Architect with IdentityMine, joins John to discuss some of the lessons his company learned while contributing to the very popular and successful IMDB and Twitter Windows Phone applications. Jobi covers a wide array of topics, including the design and the UX of the IMDB application as well as what "perceived performance" means, and he dives into the framework he put together for panorama controls. Relevant links: John's blog and on Twitter (@john_papa) Jobi on Twitter (@jobijoy) Follow us on Twitter @SilverlightTV or on the web at http://silverlight.tv...