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The .toolbox team just updated the tutorial list for Windows Phone to include some great new SketchFlow content. SketchFlow is a rapid application prototyping tool that integrate with Blend. New tutorials include:
Using SketchFlow Part 1: Discovering Basic Principles of UX Design for Windows Phone Codenamed “Mango”
Using SketchFlow Part 2: Adding References and Sample Data to your Windows Phone Codenamed “Mango” Project
Using SketchFlow Part 3: Creating a Customized WrapPanel for Windows Phone Codenamed “Mango”
Using SketchFlowPart 4: Customizing Existing Controls to Create the UI for Windows Phone Codenamed “Mango”
Using SketchFlow Part 5: Adding Behaviors to Your ListBoxItems for Windows Phone Codenamed “Mango”
After working through the SketchFlow tutorials you may want to learn more about SketchFlow. A great resource is Sara Summer’s book Dynamic Prototyping with SketchFlow in Expression Blend: Sketch Your Ideas…And Bring Them to Life! .
Note these join an existing list of tutorials on the site for Windows Phone, which include:
Metro Design Language of Windows Phone 7
Windows Phone 7: Starting to Design an Application
Design Tips and Tricks for Windows Phone 7
Layout Tips and Tricks of Windows Phone 7
Taking Advantage of Photoshop Templates
FXG Import and Workflow
Designing for Gestures on Windows Phone 7
A full list of Windows Phone and other tutorials from .toolbox are at http://www.microsoft.com/design/toolbox/school/tutorials.aspx . Tight lines, and go build some apps!