Thursday, December 1, 2011

Windows Phone 7 HTML 5 Demo on iPhone 4


A demo of Windows Phone 7 running on my iPhone 4. This demo uses HTML 5 to show off Windows Phone's interface.
Visit http://aka.ms/wpdemo on your SmartPhone with HTML browser.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Devices and news from Nokia World





Nokia Lumia 800 - first hands-on video


See Nokia's first ever Windows Phone in action!



Monday, October 24, 2011

CTP for Windows Phone Developer Tools: develop Windows Phone 7 applications using Microsoft Visual Basic

Install this Community Technology Preview to develop Windows Phone 7 applications using Microsoft Visual Basic. This CTP is to be used as an evaluation, and is not intended to reflect the final version of the technology, which is subject to implementation changes. The final version of the Windows Phone Developer Tools is a prerequisite for this CTP, and can be found here (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=04704acf-a63a-4f97-952c-8b51b34b00ce&displaylang=en).

Details: Microsoft® Visual Basic® CTP for Windows® Phone Developer Tools



Monday, October 17, 2011

Understanding the Windows Phone 'Mango' Developer Tools



Developing applications for Windows Phone is efficient and easy, thanks to an excellent suite of development and design tools. To get the most out of your day-to-day work, it is important to understand the different capabilities of the different tools.

In this sample-filled presentation, Maarten Struys, (Maarten with two 'a's), explains when to use Microsoft Expression Blend and when to use Microsoft Visual Studio. You will learn how both tools operate together to create captivating applications for Windows Phone. You will also learn how to use the emulator to test applications, including location awareness. Finally, you will get a step-by-step demonstration on how to submit your application successfully to Marketplace and how Visual Studio 2010 Express can help you submitting your application.


Monday, October 10, 2011

Windows Phone 7 Programming for Android and iOS Developers


Learn to develop for the new Windows Phone 7 platform

With a special focus placed on the new Windows Phone 7 (WP7) design guidelines and technologies, this reference helps you extend your knowledge so that you can learn to develop for the new WP7 platform. The team of authors presents topic-by-topic comparisons between WP7 and Android and the iPhone, enabling you to learn the differences and similarities between them. This indispensible coverage prepares you for making the transition from programming for Android and the iPhone to programming for the exciting new WP7.

  • Covers the exciting new technology of Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and serves as ideal reference for Android and iPhone developers who are eager to get started programming for the WP7
  • Zeroes in on the differences between programming for Android and the iPhone, making it much easier for you to learn and practice
  • Offers various real-world programming scenarios to enhance your comprehension
  • Demonstrates how to set up your development environment, create the User Interface, use local data storage, leverage location and maps, and use system services
  • Discusses how to handle security issues

Saturday, October 1, 2011