We don't currently have any formal documentation per se, what we do have is a set of blog posts we are continually adding too:

UI - Page Transitions

Page Transitions and using the Navigation Service - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/blend/wp7contrib-page-transitions-and-navigation-service
Great set of post about page transitions by Dan Clarke - http://dan.clarke.name/2011/07/wp7contrib-transitions-easy-page-transitions-for-windows-phone-7-part-1/

UI - Controls

Tombstoning the View - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7/wp7contrib-tombstoning-part-i-the-view/
Tombstoning the ViewModel - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7contrib/wp7contrib-tombstoning-part-ii-the-view-model/
Using the Smart Text Block - http://blogs.cynergysystems.com/2011/03/22/a-smarter-textblock-control-for-wp7/
Implementing a Windows Phone 7 Conversation View (part 1) - http://www.scottlogic.co.uk/blog/colin/2011/07/a-wp7-conversation-view/
Implementing a Windows Phone 7 Conversation View (part 2) - http://www.scottlogic.co.uk/blog/colin/2011/08/implementing-a-windows-phone-7-conversation-view-part-two/
Using the Kindle-style Reader - ???

UI - Observable Collections

Keeping the UI responsive when adding data to an observable collection - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/03/wp7contrib-trickling-data-to-bound.html
Why we created a thread safe ObservableCollection<T> - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/01/wp7contrib-thread-safe.html
Sorting an observable collection using SortObservableCollection<T> - ???

Diagnostics & Debugging

Runtime Debugging - http://blogs.cynergysystems.com/2011/02/04/windows-phone-7-runtime-debugging/

Messaging

Using the Last Replay Messenger - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/xaml/wp7-contrib-the-last-messenger

Serialization

Why we use SilverlightSerializer - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/03/wp7contrib-why-we-use.html
Version 2 of SilverlightSerializer - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/08/wp7contrib-updated-version-of.html

Caching

Using Isolated Cache Provider - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/02/wp7contrib-isolated-storage-cache.html
Transient caching with In Memory Cache Provider - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/07/wp7contrib-transient-caching-with-in.html
Using In Memory Cache Provider - ???
Using the 'IsCacheable<T>' method for checking serialisation support - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/08/wp7contrib-iscachable-is-here-to-help.html

Communication

How we do RESTful communication with Rx - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/03/wp7contrib-restful-communications-using.html
GZip compression support for Mango (7.1) - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/10/wp7contrib-added-support-for-gzip.html
Adding Timeout & Retry strategies to ResourceClient - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/07/wp7contrib-timing-out-http-requests-on.html

Services

Using services over Messaging when tombstoning data is important - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/mvvm/wp7-contrib-when-messaging-becomes-messy-and-services-shine

Services - Bing Maps (REST API)

Overview of the Bing Maps service - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7/wp7contrib-bing-maps-rest-service-wrappers
Using the Location parts of the Bing Maps service - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/xaml/wp7-contrib-bing-service-wrapper-part-i-location
Location Simplified Bing Maps service -http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7/wp7contrib-bing-service-wrapper-part-iv-location-simplified
Code4Fun on Channel Nine using the Location parts of the Bing Maps service - http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/blog/Location-Location-Location-A-Bing-Maps-Rest-Wrapper-for-WP7
Under the covers of the Bing Maps service - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/07/wp7contrib-bing-maps-rest-services.html
Using the Criterion Factory of the Bing Maps service - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/08/wp7contrib-bing-maps-rest-services.html
Using the Route parts of the Bing Maps service (part 1) - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7contrib/wp7contrib-bing-service-wrapper-part-ii-route
Using the Route parts of the Bing Maps service (part 2) - ???
Using the Imagery parts of the Bing Maps service - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7/wp7contrib-bing-service-wrapper-part-v-imagery
Using the Service search parts of the Bing Maps service - http://blogs.xamlninja.com/wp7contrib/wp7-contrib-%E2%80%93-bing-maps-rest-api-wrapper-part-iii-search
Be careful of culture when using bing REST API - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/08/be-careful-of-culture-when-using-bing.html
Criterion Factory - Location by search by latitude & longitude - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/08/wp7contrib-criterion-factory-location.html
Criterion Factory - Location by address http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/09/wp7contrib-criterion-factory-location.html

Services - Download Manager

Using the download manager to get large data files onto the phone - ???

Services - Location aware

Using the Network Services and the network connectivity push model - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/01/wp7contrib-network-connectivity-push.html
Using Location Service push model - http://awkwardcoder.blogspot.com/2011/02/wp7contrib-location-push-model.html

Services - Reminder Manager

Using the ReminderManager class - http://wp7trenches.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/dont-forget/

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