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New! Windows Phone 7 Jump Start (Session 16 of 19): Location and Bing Maps

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This is the longest of the sessions but packed full of great information and code on Location Services and the Bing Map Control. Rob and Andy start with a Location Services overview followed by GPS vs. WiFi, vs. Triangulation. The final section provides coverage on the new Bing Map Control.

The Windows Phone 7 Jump Start video training is for all developers interested in developing applications or games for the new Windows Phone 7 Platform. The ~14 ½ hour course is based on the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit and taught by Microsoft MVP's and Microsoft Press Authors, Andy Wigley and Rob S. Miles. The Designing for Windows Phone 7 session is taught my Microsoft Design experts, Jon Harris and Bryan Agnetta. The training is wrapped up with an audio podcast with a panel of Microsoft experts answering the questions posed throughout the training.

Watch these entertaining sessions and complete the labs found on Channel 9 (https://channel9.msdn.com/learn/courses/WP7TrainingKit/) to gain development skills using both Microsoft XNA and Microsoft Silverlight.

For copies of the student files and links to demo code, you can go to the Windows Phone 7 Born To Learn Forum (http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/wp7/m/default.aspx).

Updated! Session 1: Introduction
Session 2: Building a Silverlight Application, Part 1
Session 3: Building a Silverlight Application, Part 2
Updated! Session 4: The Application Bar
Session 5: Building XNA Games for the Windows Phone 7 Platform, Part 1
Session 6: Building XNA Games for the Windows Phone 7 Platform, Part 2
Updated! Session 7: Isolation Storage
Updated! Session 8: The Application Lifecycle
Updated! Session 9: Launchers and Choosers
Updated! Session 10: Push Notifications
Session 11: Marketing your Windows Phone Applications
Session 12: Working with Media

New Sessions:
Session 13: Panorama and Pivots
Session 14: XNA Deep Dive, Part 1
Session 15: XNA Deep Dive, Part 2
Session 16: Location and Bing Maps
Session 17: Optimizing for Performance
Session 18: Designing Apps Using Expression Blend & Metro
Session 19: Ask the Experts podcast

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      Naga Harish

      This is really nice demo on Bing Maps. Where I can get the source code for this project. Because in this video I unable to see what they're typing in Code. So, Please provide Download source code. I hopeful looking forward for you reply.
      Thanks,
      Naga Harish.

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      Windson

      Do we need have actual phone to test this application, beacuse GPS will be needed for geo location or not..?
      will the emulator version work?
      Please Help!

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      David

      Have you done a lab or any info on location events in background?
      The sessions you have done so far really hit the spot.
      Thanks

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