Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Windows Phone Developer Training Kit, now April and VS2010 RTM Fresh…

Windows Phone Developer Blog - Windows Phone Developer Training Kit April Refresh

“As part of our efforts to help developers jumpstart development of Windows Phone applications and games, yesterday (5/4/2010) we released a refresh of the Windows Phone Training Kit  on Channel 9. You can download a local copy of the training kit, or you can go to the online version on Channel 9.

This release includes Windows Phone MIX10 videos as well as one new lab. Due to the limited nature of this release, which focused on getting the tools to work with VS2010 RTM, we managed to introduce only one new lab – Using Push Notifications. This lab features an end-2-end scenario for a simple weather application that register to receive Push Notifications as well as a WPF client application that mimics the 3rd party backend server.

On top of that, the training kit includes additional four labs (all refreshed to the new tools

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Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit

“Windows Phone 7 promises to be an amazing mobile phone operating system given its innovative user interface and functionality, as well as its great development platform upon which you can quickly and easily build games and applications. With a myriad of new devices, a powerful and immersive software platform, and a new marketplace to attract developers and provide easy access to applications, consumer demand for Windows Phones will be high, and developers will quickly adopt the Windows Phone platform to capitalize on this growing mobile marketplace. This Training Kit will give you a jumpstart into the new Windows Phone world by providing you with a step-by-step explanation of the tools to use and some key concepts for programming Windows Phones.

Audience Prerequisites:
This training kit is geared for beginners who want to get started with developing applications for the latest Windows Phone operating system. Even if you don’t know Silverlight or XNA Framework, you’ll find this Training Kit useful. More seasoned Silverlight developers should also find this kit useful, as it explains some of the differences between Silverlight and Silverlight for the phone.

Audience Prerequisites

  • Experience using previous versions of Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework

Technical Prerequisites

  • Windows Vista or Windows 7


After downloading and installing it (46.5MB download, expands to 50MB);




Related Past Post XRef:
Windows Phone 7 in 7 – Learning how to develop for Windows Phone 7, in 7 minute blocks… [Coming soon, starting April 5th]

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