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Dude, Where Is My Update? Plus Stats.

Dude, Where Is My Update? Plus Stats.

UPDATE: App is now live in the marketplace – download link UPDATE 2: See some interesting windows phone 7 stats over here. I was really shocked with the success of "Dude, Where Is My Update?" (DWIMU) windows phone 7 app; but I guess that shows how desperate people are for the NoDo update.  On a(…)

Dude, Where Is My Update?

Dude, Where Is My Update?

Update: Version 1.1 Available – more info here. We are all patiently waiting for the Windows Phone 7 update.  A few lucky ones already got it, but a whole lot of people including myself didn’t get it yet.  I find myself insistently checking blogs, twitter, Facebook and Google to figure out if and when the(…)

Blackjack Simulator

Blackjack Simulator

What’s a better way to get ready for a gambling trip other than write a blackjack simulator?  I am no blackjack expert but one of the strategies I heard off is to double your bet every time you lose.  So, if I start with a $100 bankroll and play $10 hands then I lost the(…)

Serialize Object To Clean XML

I hate all the junk that gets added when serializing object to XML, so here is a quick way to do it cleanly. Here is the dirty way:

The resulting XML looks like this: Here is a cleaner way: And the resulting XML looks like this: