Author Archives: domagoj

I’m a Nokia Developer Champion of a month

This post will be very short, but I just have to write a sentence or two about it. I am part of Nokia Developer Champions program since mid 2012. and I have always been very proud of this– not only because of the Windows Phone platform I love so much, but because of Nokia as […]


Windows Phone Week was in Zagreb, and it was great!

First things first – if you don’t know that Windows Phone Week is, you should read this article first. Long story short – Matteo Pagani, Joost van Schaik and Rodolpho Marques Do Carmo, three Windows Phone MVPs, planned to host Windows Phone events in their respective countries (Italy, Netherlands and Brazil) in the same week. […]


European devs: Publish your Windows Phone app for free

Update: This offer is not valid any more because there are no tokens left. I’ve distributed more tokens than initially planned, but even that wasn’t enough! Great job, devs! Here is a deal: you send me a working prototype of your app for Windows Phone, and you’ll get a Nokia Premium Developer Program token (priced at […]


Giveaway: Three Syncfusion licenses for you

Are you developing for Windows Phone, Windows RT or with ASP.NET MVC? Well, it’s your lucky day! Syncfusion has offered to give away three licenses to – whomever Random gods prefer. Basically, it will go like this: Random rnd = new Random(); List<Participant> participants = LoadParticipants(); foreach (var p in participants) { p.RandomizedPoints = p.Points […]


Speaking at KulenDayz and DevArena

You know that feeling when you have two kids, and someone asks you to pick a favorite. Well, nobody asked me to pick the favorite between these two conferences, so I don’t have to. That’s good, because I could not. KulenDayz (September 13-15th) is organized by my peers from in Osijek, a beautiful city […]


What can you do to make your Windows Phone app more beautiful? Do you need a designer?

Yes, you do. I will not talk here about the importance of the design and platform guidelines. Let’s assume that you’re very well aware of that and how it affects the number of downloads, usage, conversion rate and overall user experience. Hiring a designer can be expensive, especially for indie developers or startups. So you […]


Move your Windows Phone app to another publisher (transfer ownership to different developer account)

Oh, yes – it can be done, although there is no button for it. You have to contact support. I’ve successfully managed to move an app to my other developer account (yes, I have two, don’t ask me why) so I’m sharing my first-hand experience. 1) Sign in to Windows Phone Dev Center with the […]


New WP8 app: View Source with in-app purchase

For all web-developers out there that use Windows Phone – I have a good news. It is not spectacular, but I have made a small utility that enables you to view source code (HTML) of any web page, with syntax highlighted and all that jazz. You can even see a generated source code (the one […]


Giveaway: And the winners are…

Two weeks ago I’ve started a giveaway of five free Nokia Premium Developer Program tokens and today I’ll announce the winners. – Vijaya Malla – for being first to apply– Robert Molloy – for having a wide collection of Nokia phones– Antti Pohjola – for working with C++ on Windows Phone– Matija Stepanić – for […]


Giveaway: Get into Nokia Premium Developer Program – for free!

I’ve blogged about our little Windows Phone developer event in Zagreb, and I have mentioned what great support from Nokia we had. One of the things that we got were vouchers for Nokia Premium Developer Program for Lumia. Nokia Premium Developer Program for Lumia is the best way to start developing for Windows Phone – […]