Windows Phone Tutorial: How to build & deploy Windows Phone applications

We are delighted to present our Windows Phone 7 Tutorial series for building and deploying applications for the Operating System. In the series of tutorials, we will be covering up the following areas :

Exercise 1: Creating Windows Phone Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone

Task 1 – Creating a Windows Phone Application Project in Visual Studio.

Task 2 – Solution Explorer

Task 3 – Building and Testing the Application in the Windows Phone Emulator

Task 4 – Designing the Windows Phone User Interface

Task 5 – Handling Events from the User Interface

Task 6 – Managing Errors in the Application

Task 7 – Verification

Exercise 2: Using Expression Blend to Design the UX of your Windows Phone Application

Task 8 – Creating a Custom Button in Expression Blend – I

Task 9 – Creating a Custom Button in Expression Blend – II

Task 10 – Adding Visual States to the Custom Control

Task 11 – Creating an Animation for the Banner Text

Task 12 – Verification & Testing of final application

Apart from Visual Studio 2010 express edition you need Windows Phone developer tools to deploy applications.

Windows Phone Developer Tools includes:

  • Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone
  • Windows Phone Emulator
  • Silverlight for Windows Phone
  • XNA Game Studio 4.0 CTP

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