Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch (Part 5 of 6): Step Up Your Game with Windows Phone 7 and XNA

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Microsoft XNA has been a favorite with game developers for many years. Now, developers can harness the power of the XNA framework to create highly immersive and responsive games for Windows Phone 7. We’ll charge full-speed into XNA to outline the basic Windows Phone model, explore its core device characteristics, and review the highlights of the XNA phone framework. Finally, we’ll show you some of the cool games that have been developed specifically for Windows Phone 7. Additional topics we’ll cover include: choosing between XNA and Microsoft Silverlight, Sprites, 3D effects, Game Loop, and Frameworks.
 
Windows Phone 7 is here – and with it comes a new world of opportunity for passionate, creative developers. Windows Phone 7 gives you the power to build complex, robust applications using consistent hardware specs, a comprehensive development toolkit, and the all-new, full-service Marketplace for selling your apps. We want you to be ready to capitalize on this new frontier to get you up and running with Windows Phone 7 development. Stream or download these in-person event recordings today.

Session 1: Introduction to Windows Phone Development
Session 2: Monetizing Your Apps with Marketplace
Session 3: From Idea to Interactivity, Design Guidelines for Windows Phone 7
Session 4: Supercharge your Windows Phone 7 Apps with Microsoft Silverlight
Session 5: Step Up Your Game with Windows Phone 7 and XNA
Session 6: The Power of the Cloud - Exploring Windows Phone 7 Services

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