Mango Jump Start (11b): XNA for Windows Phone | Part 2

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Microsoft MVPs Rob Miles and Andy Wigley are back! The "Building Applications for Windows Phone "Mango" Jump Start" was hosted by Microsoft Learning as a follow-up to last year's Windows Phone 7 Jump Start sessions. Mobile application developers rave about the fast-paced, demo-rich, real-world and often-times humorous approach Rob and Andy use to deliver this timely content. Now that "Mango" has made such a huge splash in the industry, we've asked them to put together another great course.

This is the Part 2 of two videos covering module eleven. In this demo-heavy section, Rob employs his ever-so-popular sample "Cheese" applications to show developers how to leverage the powerful XNA framework on Windows Phone.

Part 1 covers how XNA games work, methods to create an XNA game, images and sprites, using the Touch Panel, using the Accelerometer and Motion sensor, and sound in XNA games.

Part 2
continues the module with best practices for combining XNA and Silverlight, XNA games and Fast Application Switching.

  1. Mango Jump Start (01): Building Windows Phone Apps with
    Visual Studio 2010
  2. Mango Jump Start (02): Silverlight on Windows Phone—Introduction
  3. Mango Jump Start (03): Silverlight on Windows Phone—Advanced
  4. Mango Jump Start (04): Using Expression to Build Windows Phone Interfaces
  5. Mango Jump Start (05): Windows Phone Fast Application Switching
  6. Mango Jump Start (06): Windows Phone Multi-tasking & Background Tasks
  7. Mango Jump Start (07): Using Windows Phone Resources
    (Bing Maps, Camera, etc.)
  8. Mango Jump Start (08a): Application Data Storage on Windows Phone | Part 1
  9. Mango Jump Start (08b): Application Data Storage on Windows Phone | Part 2
  10. Mango Jump Start (09): Using Networks with Windows Phone
  11. Mango Jump Start (10): Tiles & Notifications on Windows Phone
  12. Mango Jump Start (11a): XNA for Windows Phone | Part 1
  13. Mango Jump Start (11b): XNA for Windows Phone | Part 2
    < YOU ARE HERE
  14. Mango Jump Start (12): Selling a Windows Phone Application

 

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