A new series of videos from MSDEV can help you get started with Windows Phone 7. New videos added today include:
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Globalization and Localization
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Building a Location-aware Application
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Push Notifications
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Security and Windows Phone 7
Each short, to-the-point video in this series highlights a feature of Windows Phone 7 in less than 7 minutes. This is a series for developers who want to pick up the basics quickly with brief explanations and hands-on examples.
You can get the videos at Windows Phone 7 in 7 Minutes.
Courses in Windows Phone 7 in 7 Minutes
Demonstrations and code samples are based on the beta release of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools, so you can get started today.
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Introducing Windows Phone 7
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Getting Started with Windows Phone 7
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: The Windows Phone 7 Application Architecture
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Silverlight and Windows Phone 7
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: XNA and Windows Phone 7
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Connecting to Web Services
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Windows Phone 7 and Data
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Using Isolated Storage
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: The Application Bar
Videos Available in the Coming Weeks
Additional videos will be available soon on MSDEV. Beginning September 6:
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Using the Accelerometer
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Using Media in Windows Phone 7 Apps
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Manipulations
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: SIP Layout
- Windows Phone 7 in 7: Using the Windows Phone 7 Cameras
Free Developer Kit
You can get the free developer toolkit and sign up for the marketplace for Windows Phone 7 at Windows Phone Developer.
Free Developer Assistance, Marketing Support
Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) is designed to give you what you need to plan, build, test and take your solution to market. We’ve brought a range of platform development tools together in one place, including technical, support and marketing resources, as well as exclusive offers. With MPR, you can:
- Access training and webinars to help you get compatible.
- Test your application with online resources and testing tools.
- Utilize marketing toolkits including customizable templates for email, letters and presentations.
Sign up today for MPR for Windows Phone 7 at Microsoft Platform Ready.
Channel 9 Training
You can also get free developer training, walkthroughs, step-by-step tutorials, and videos from Channel 9 at Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit.
About Windows Phone 7
Windows Phone 7 promises to be an amazing mobile phone operating system given its innovative user interface and functionality, as well as its great development platform upon which you can quickly and easily build games and applications. With a myriad of new devices, a powerful and immersive software platform, and a new marketplace to attract developers and provide easy access to applications, consumer demand for Windows Phones will be high, and developers will quickly adopt the Windows Phone platform to capitalize on this growing mobile marketplace.
Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation