Migrating apps from Windows Phone to Windows 8

These quickstarts provide guidance on migrating a Windows Phone 7 app to perform well on Windows 8 devices.

We will assume that you are a developer familiar with Silverlight for Windows Phone but wish to get up to speed on Windows 8 application development, and the challenges and solutions that may arise during your porting effort.

We will be migrating the Khan Academy Windows Phone 7 app developed by Joel Martinez. The original source code for the phone app is here

The finished Windows 8 solution is also available for download

  • Custom Styling in Windows Store Apps
    19 minutes, 31 seconds
  • Binding the Interface in Windows Store apps
    18 minutes, 51 seconds
  • Setting Up Your Windows Store App Project
    15 minutes, 7 seconds
  • Features and Contracts in Windows Store Apps
    14 minutes, 41 seconds
  • Handling Asynchronous Data in Windows Store Apps
    15 minutes, 38 seconds