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May 06

The Norwegian Windows Phone Developer Community (WPDC) will have a meetup in Oslo 26th May.

It’ s now under three weeks until the next quarterly meetup for WPDC and the meetup will as usual take place at The Scotsman pub in Oslo. The evening will be filled with two great sessions held by Einar Ingebrigtsen and Gøran Hansen. There will also be a quiz with great prices held by our sponsor Glasspaper AS.

Einar Ingebrigtsen is a Microsoft Silverlight MVP and creator of Balder (a 3D engine for Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, XNA and OpenGL). He will talk about XNA, Silverlight and how to create 3D graphics for Windows Phone 7.

Gøran Hansen is a Microsoft Client Application Development MVP and Microsoft Regional Director. He will talk about Domain Driven Design (DDD) and how this can be used for mobile application projects.

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Mar 18

Together with Alexander Viken I am running and organizing the Norwegian Windows Phone Developer Community (WPDC), this post pretty much sums up what WPDC has done until now and will be doing in the future.

WPDC was founded in October 2009 and we have had 6 meetups since then. We started WPDC because we wanted to create a community for Norwegian Windows Phone developers and arrange quarterly meetings where members meet, network and enjoy interesting presentations.

Today WPDC has around 150 members and at average 30-40 members attends the quarterly meetings. We are glad to see that these numbers continue to increase.

WPDC has had presentations covering marketplace, usability, application presentations, development patterns & best practices. Phone vendors have presented their WP7 phones and our sponsor Glasspaper arranged a WP7 quiz where the winner got a course worth 3500 USD.

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Jul 08

The Norwegian Windows Phone Developer Community are together with Microsoft Norway hosting a Windows Phone 7 application contest. The three best Windows Phone 7 applications/games entered in this contest will win a HTC Windows Phone 7 device!

Who can participate in this contest

Anyone located in Norway and a member of Windows Phone Developer Community (WPDC) can enter in this contest. If you are not a member of WPDC you can free of charge become a member by registering at WPDC’s group at www.meetup.com. The content in this group is only available in Norwegian at the moment, but everyone located in Norway are welcome to join us.

The contest

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Feb 12

Windows Phone Developer Community (WPDC) announced the program for their second meetup today. The event will take place at The Scotsman in Oslo 4th March and is now open for registration.

The program for this evening is very good and I encourage everyone interested in Windows Mobile/Phone development to attend (speeches are in Norwegian).

Program:

  • Frank Dahle will talk about usability and design for small screen devices.
  • Ronny Gydar and Trine Nesland from Gydar Industries will talk about their applications and how they use the Windows Mobile technology (.Net CF 3.5).
  • Kristine Bjørnstad, acting Windows Phone lead in Microsoft Norway will talk about the news announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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