Tag Archives: mobility

Windows Phone 7: Custom Tool Error failed to generate code for service reference

Stumbling here because you are having trouble updating a service reference in your Windows Phone 7 application? Are you getting a warning that reads something like this? Custom tool warning: Cannot import wsdl:portType Detail: An exception was thrown while running a WSDL import extension: System.ServiceModel.Description.DataContractSerializerMessageContractImporter Error: Could not load type ‘System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContractSet’ from assembly ‘System.Runtime.Serialization, treat… Read More »

Using the Windows Phone 7 Bing Maps Control with MVVM Light

I’ve recently adopted MVVM Light as my MVVM framework of choice for both Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 development. Why use frameworks like MVVM Light? First and foremost, online to achieve clear separation of concerns between the application UI and the backing data. While this goal seems fairly elementary, cialis pulling this off in practice… Read More »