Windows 8/WinRT

W01 Building Your First Windows Phone 8 Application


9:15 am - 10:30 am

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 platforms 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
  • How to handle touch input