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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  1. Vasu Jain

    Awesome stuff Vipul !!

  2. VipulTaneja@TWC

    Thnx Vasu..

  3. Mohan

    Nice article with detailed steps. Thanks for sharing.

  4. R0d0lF0x

    EXcelentes Tutoriales xD!

  5. Shivaram Krishnan

    good one is this available ad downloadable…

  6. leetst0ff

    This is the BEST introduction to WP7 app… EVER! Thanks!

  7. Steiner

    very easy to understand – bookmarked.

  8. Thanx for your valuable comments folks.. 🙂 Thanx

  9. vinayak

    nice post….very helpful in making windows application in my college

  10. owen lin

    is there a pdf file to download?

  11. Roshya123

    good post

  12. Sahaj Divu

    thnk you so much…

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