Silverlight and WPF

TU16 Easing into Windows Phone 7 Development


3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Level: Introductory

Walt Ritscher

Walt Ritscher

Staff Author at LinkedIn

If you are .NET developer you’ve probably seen the mobile phone templates in Visual Studio. Perhaps you’ve even created a few trials apps over the years to learn about the Microsoft’s mobile application platform. Mobile development, at least on the Microsoft Mobile platform, has always felt like a distant cousin to ‘real’ application development. Starting this year Microsoft is making a crucial break with the past and is getting serious about competing in the iPhone dominated market. Windows Phone 7 is new start. It’s flashy, fun, and sports the new Metro interface. It’s easy to create applications for this lively new device in Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4 and it leverages the popular Silverlight and XNA programming platforms. This session provide a broad overview of the Windows Phone 7 platform and programming environment.