Wed Jul 20 2011

In this show, Mark and Clark sit down with Matt Hidinger and talk about the building CTA Watch for Windows Phone 7. Matt discusses his experiences over this past year and shares a great deal of passion about the platform.,

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## Show Notes ### whois Matt Hidinger >

Matt Hidinger is a .NET developer and enthusiast. He is currently doing .NET consulting at Triton-Tek focusing on ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, and Windows Phone 7. ### What is CTA Watch? > Never miss a bus or a train again. Never find yourself waiting and freezing at a stop in the harsh Chicago winters. With CTA Watch you will always know the perfect time to leave your home or office. By tapping into real-time transit information for all of the CTA's buses or trains, CTA Watch can locate nearby stops and quickly give you the next arrivals with minimal effort. We fully embrace the glance-and-go philosophy of Window Phone, allowing you to mark your most frequently traveled routes and stops as Favorites. Now every time you launch CTA Watch it will automatically display the Next Arrivals right on your home screen, so you can get in, get out, and back to life. View Slide Show Install CTA Watch ### Resources From the Show WCF WebAPI Chicago Transit Authority CTA Maps Bing Maps Control.aspx) GZip Compression MVC Action Filters Bing Visual Search for WP7 Apps Continuum animation from Telerik Metro Design Guidelines.aspx) Negative Space ### Application Mentioned Show App Tracker IMDB Clark's List of Apps Flixster Stocks Twitter* Transit Directions   ## Sponsors ThatConference is a brand new conference coming to the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells on August 13th, 14th, 15th of 2012. This is a conference is founded by Developers who want to create the conference they've always want to go to and for a price that's easy to justify to your boss. First and foremost this is a developer's conference. 3 days of any technology and nothing but code. You can find more at ThatConference.com. WebSite Hosting is provided by Applied Innovations. ## Music ReMix.NIN.com, and http://www.podcastthemes.com/