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Michael Crump

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Learning AngularJS One Step at a Time

I have a new in-depth article published online today called “AngularJS: One Step at a Time”. See below for more information and a link to the online article...

Running Swift from the Terminal

Introduction After reading through the Apple Developer Docs I found this: “Xcode’s debugger includes an interactive version of the Swift language known as...

2013

OS X Keyboard Shortcut for PC Users

Quick Tip for PC Users using a Mac I use both Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks on a daily basics. As a long time PC User I’ve mastered the keyboard shortcuts ...

My Talk at Oredev on Windows Phone 8

Introduction I was recently in Malmö Sweden to deliver a presentation on Windows Phone 8. It covered Maps IAP and Wallets. Below is the video: Michael Cr...

Ten Minutes with Michael Crump

Introduction I was recently interviewed by Dirk Strauss on all sorts of topics ranging from how I got started in programming to other things happening in te...

In-App Purchasing for Windows Phone 8

I have a new in-depth article published online in Visual Studio Magazine today called “In-App Purchasing for Windows Phone 8”. See below for more informatio...

Building your First App with Xamarin.iOS

Introduction Over the weekend I was learning how to use Camtasia 2 for Mac and decided I’d produce and share a quick video. The video shows you how to get s...

WWDC 2013 Recap in 750 Words.

Introduction For every major developer conference regardless of the platform I find time to sit down and watch it and take notes. I try my best to take th...

2012

My upcoming trips to New York

Bulgaria and Redmond.Hello Everyone I just finished a speaking tour and I am already setting up another mini-one.  I love going to events because I ge...

Windows Developer Show

Introduction I was recently interviewed by Ryan and Travis Lowdermilk for their podcast titled “Windows Developer Show”. We talked for about 20 minutes on t...

Yet Another Podcast

Introduction I was recently interviewed by Jesse Liberty for his podcast titled “Yet Another Podcast”. We talked for about 30 minutes on “The Ten Things Sil...

Nokia Lumia 800 Review and Pictures

Introduction I’ve had the following Windows Phone 7 devices since September 2010: LG GW 910 Prototype Device (located on my old blog) Samsung Focus&...

2011

Microsoft Touch Mouse Review

Official Product Page Official Showcase Video Introduction Back in July 2011 I decided to switch to a gaming mouse called the Razer DeathAdder. I switc...

About Me

Michael Crump MVP MCPD Michael Crump is a Microsoft MVP Pluralsight and MSDN author as well as an international speak...

Adding Tweet Buttons to a FunnelWeb Post

Introduction I’ve been asked several times how I added the Tweet Button below to all of my FunnelWeb post. Here is a quick blog post detailing how I did it....

I am now an INETA Community Chamption

  Introduction I recently found out that I have been awarded with the Q3 Community Champion Award from INETA. It is a honor and a privilege to ...

My Silverlight

HTML5 OData and Kinect talks coming up.  Hello Everyone I thought I’d take a minute to update everyone on my upcoming talks and events that I will be...

Getting Started with the Silverlight 5 RC

Today the release candidate of Microsoft’s Silverlight 5 was released to the public. If you want to know “What’s new in Silverlight 5” then check out this ...

From Soup to Nuts with the Surface 2.0 SDK

Continuing my “From Soup to Nuts” series or sometimes referred to as “The Busy Developers Guide” series I will take a look at the Surface 2.0 SDK recently ...

Razer DeathAdder 3500DPI Mouse Review

DISCLAIMER: I did not get this product for free. I bought it with my own money. However if Razer wants to give me a keyboard for a review then I would glad...

CodeStock 2011 Postmortem

(A picture that I took on 6/3/2011 waiting for the keynote by Charles Petzold to begin at the Bijou Theater in Knoxville TN) Day One (Thursday Night) I h...

The Busy Developers Guide to Mango.

You’re a busy developer and you have read article after article of “What’s new in WP7 Mango” but you are only interested in knowing “What does this mean fo...

Best of FREE Frameworks

Tools and Controls for Windows Phone 7.The list provided below is my “Best-Of” FREE Frameworks Tools and Controls for Windows Phone 7. I have used everythin...

Bullet Points from MIX11 Day 2 –WP7

Silverlight and Kinect.Since my blog is mainly about Silverlight WPF and Windows Phone 7 I decided that I’d make a recap of today’s MIX 11 Event for those o...

Review of Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7

I recently acquired a Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 device from AT&T and wanted to share what I thought of it as an end-user. Samsung Focus i917 Phone...

If I were in a Silverlight focus group

here is ten things I would say.  Silverlight is a great product right off the shelf. I use it love it and spend a lot of time helping the community un...

What is the best book on Silverlight 4?

Silverlight/Expression 4 Books! I recently stumbled upon a post asking “What is the best book on Silverlight 4?” In the age of the internet it can be hard...

2010