I just submitted my first game to the Windows Phone Marketplace. I decided on the name Cloud Catcher. It’s a fairly simple game, cards with clouds on them drift across the screen from right to left and you have to tap on the two that match in each column before they reach the gold line.… Continue reading My first game
Why would anyone want to develop for Windows Phone? How many people do you even know with one of these things? So the reviews are good and that’s great, but really shouldn’t I just build for the iPhone so I can make some money with my app? Yep, probably. BUT… Microsoft is trying really hard… Continue reading Be a Windows Phone developer in 30 days
After reviewing other earthquake map applications in the Windows Phone marketplace, I decided there wasn’t much for me to do as far as making a better earthquake map. Most of the complaints users have with the existing apps have to do with data, and there’s not much I can do about that. That said, here’s… Continue reading Quaking code
Was trying to come up with a fun Windows Phone app idea when I found some RSS feeds of recent earthquakes published by the US government (you can check them out here: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/catalogs/). I don’t know how useful such an app would be, but it seems like an interesting way to learn about the map… Continue reading Earthquakes!