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Building Apps for Windows Phone 8 Jump Start: (09) Using Phone Resources in Windows Phone 8

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Andy and Rob demonstrate how to leverage a variety of Windows Phone 8 resources in tihs module. Working with Launchers and Choosers, using  Contacts and Calendars (SaveAppointment Task, Custom Contacts API), taking still images and manipulating video streams (Camera APIs,  lenses), working with the Windows Phone Microphone and Sensors (such as the Motion sensor) and working with Video Content are all covered in this module.

  • [04:00] - Using the Contacts and Calenders in Windows Phone
  • [25:18] - Launchers and Choosers
  • [29:23] - Alarms and reminders
  • [37:48] - The Windows Phone camera
  • [51:54] - The Windows Phone sensors
  • [54:37] - Video content

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  • The demostration is indeed very useful. Thanks alot for presenting so many interesting features in a clear and easy to understand way.

    cheers Smiley

  • Gerardo Melendrezpayini Gerardo Melendrez

    Great video. Thank you.

  • Great, it introduces many features

  • Anybody know how to get the source code?  They said it would be provide, but I don't see it anywhere.

  • Absolutely great....

    thank you!

  • Jon BorichefJon Borichef

    As someone who's just starting out in exploring WP8 development, these are absolutely wonderful! Thank you so much!

  • ArunArun

    hi ,

    I have one query , I noticed in windows phone 7.5 , while playing FM radio in my HTC radar phone , it displays song name as well as the FM name . I searched a lot , but didnt find anything useful .Please help.
    Thanks in advance.

  • SonicVaderSonicVader

    Andy/Rob I am really enjoying the training, well done. I can see Andy is amused with Rob's sense of humour as he tried to hold back a smile or even an outburst of laughter. Rob, love your wit, I have cracked up laughing a few times. Thanks again Rob/Andy.

  • rohoolahrohoolah

    Pleas send support phon HTC Mozart for cap and download
    * in face:P

  • Satyajit DasSatyajit Das

    If i build a apps for windows phone then how can i serve it as all?

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