- Quickstart: Adding controls and handling events for Windows Phone
You can use controls such as buttons, text boxes, and drop-down lists to create the UI for your Windows Phone app.
- Quickstart: Audio and video for Windows Phone
Windows Phone includes support for playing audio and video files. This Quickstart describes how to integrate media into your apps.
- Quickstart: Images for Windows Phone
In Windows Phone, you have several options for displaying images such as pictures and diagrams. This Quickstart describes how to integrate images into your Windows Phone apps.
- Quickstart: Working with files and folders in Windows Phone 7
The IsolatedStorageFile class is used for saving data to a file in the app’s local folder. When you work with files, you also typically use the IsolatedStorageFileStream class to read and write content to the file.
- Quickstart: Working with files and folders in Windows Phone 8
The StorageFolder class is used for reading and writing data to a file within the local folder. When you work with files, you also typically use the StreamReader class to read and write content to the file.
- Quickstart: Working with settings in Windows Phone
This Quickstart covers how to work with settings in your Windows Phone app. Settings are key/value pairs that are saved in your app’s local folder.
- Quickstart: Animations for Windows Phone
In Windows Phone, animations can enhance your apps by adding movement and interactivity. This Quickstart shows you how to create basic animations by changing property values and by using key frames.
- Quickstart: Data binding to controls for Windows Phone
Most Windows Phone apps display data in controls. This Quickstart shows you how to bind a control to a single item and to bind a list control to a collection of items.
- Quickstart: Creating a user interface with XAML for Windows Phone
The Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) is used to define the Windows Phone user interface.
- Quickstart: Text for Windows Phone
Windows Phone provides several controls for rendering text, along with a set of properties for formatting the text. This Quickstart shows you how to use these text controls to display and enter text.
- Quickstart: Shapes for Windows Phone
In Windows Phone, there are several options for creating shapes and drawing them on the screen. This Quickstart introduces shapes, such as ellipses, rectangles, polygons, and paths.
- Quickstart: Touch input for Windows Phone
Windows Phone devices have multi-touch screens that give users the ability to use multiple fingers simultaneously for input gestures such as tapping, flicking, and pinching. This Quickstart covers the basics of using touch input in your Windows Phone app.
- Quickstart: Screen orientation for Windows Phone
Windows Phone supports portrait and landscape screen orientations. This Quickstart describes how to work with orientation changes in Windows Phone.
- Quickstart: Brushes for Windows Phone
In Windows Phone, to draw objects to the screen you paint them with Brush objects. This Quickstart introduces the different brushes in Windows Phone and how to use them.
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