VST09 Building Your First Windows Phone 8 Application


2:00pm - 3:15pm

Level: Introductory

Brian Peek

Senior Technical Evangelist


Expand your mobile horizons with Windows Phone 8! Developing applications for the phone is extremely similar to building a XAML application for the desktop. In this session, I will demonstrate the fundamentals of Windows Phone development while building a very simple application which covers all of the important points of the new platform’s architecture, including the developer tools and device emulator and touch input.

You will learn:

  • How to develop XAML applications for Windows Phone 8
  • How to effectively use the tools and device emulator
  • About the new features Windows Phone 8 has to offer