Northeast Roadshow: Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Development

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This screencast with Chris Bowen is a brief introduction to developing applications for Windows Phone 7.  Based on a session given for the Northeast Roadshow, this introduces the design of Windows Phone 7, options for creating applications (using Silverlight and XNA), obtaining developer tools, and working with those tools.


  • Introduction
  • [0:37] Glanceable Interface
  • [1:11] Metro Design Language
  • [1:44] Hubs
  • [2:56] Learning More About the UI -
  • [3:36] Types of Development - Silverlight & XNA
  • [6:03] Common Capabilities for Applications
  • [6:34] Getting the Developer Tools
  • [7:24] Demo - Creating a Silverlight Windows Phone 7 Application with Expression Blend 4 & Visual Studio 2010
  • [14:52] Demo - Windows Phone Emulator Tips & Visual Studio 2010 Options
  • [17:17] Resources & Conclusion 

Slides for this session, and other Northeast Roadshow sessions, can be found on the Code Gallery.


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