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Lesson 1

Lesson 1: An Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Development, Downloadable Version

In this lesson you'll learn the important prerequisites for your development machine, where you can download the tools, how to¿set up your development environment, and we'll also take a quick tour of the development environment.

Duration: 00:11:15  File Size: 22 MB

Lesson 2

Lesson 2: An Introduction to Silverlight Development on Windows Phone, Downloadable Version

In this lesson¿we'll¿talk about¿how to create a simple Silverlight project, working with XAML, the design surface for Silverlight, the basic layout for a Silverlight application, handling events, and managing Inputs for Silverlight.

Duration: 00:28:47  File Size: 68 MB

Lesson 3

Lesson 3: An Introduction to XNA Development on Windows Phone, Downloadable Version

In this lesson¿we'll cover¿how to create an XNA Project, the organization of an XNA Solution, game loop, rendering content, and handling inputs.

Duration: 00:29:26  File Size: 55 MB

Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Contrasting the Differences between Silverlight and XNA Applications, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we are going to discuss a comparison of strengths and weaknesses¿between the XNA and Silverlight Application Framework, examples of the types of applications you would build with Silverlight, and examples of the types of applications you would build with XNA.

Duration: 00:15:48  File Size: 12 MB

Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Using Location and GPS Services on a Windows Phone, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we are going to discuss how to add a Bing map control, how to get a Bing map API key, using GeoCoordinateWatcher to interface with the GPS on the phone, and using the GPS Simulator.

Duration: 00:17:35  File Size: 40 MB

Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Using the Accelerometer in a Silverlight Application, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss how to configure your project to use the accelerometer, how to use the accelerometer to detect the tilt and rotation of your Windows Phone, and how to configure your application to automatically switch between portrait and landscape modes as¿a user rotates the phone.

Duration: 00:13:08  File Size: 30 MB

Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Using the Camera and Image Picker, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss using the camera in your application, how to get existing pictures from your phone,

and how to show those¿images in a Silverlight Application.

Duration: 00:12:50  File Size: 29 MB

Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Sending Emails from Your Phone, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss how to use the contact chooser and some of the essentials for sending email.

Duration: 00:13:53  File Size: 35 MB

Lesson 9

Lesson 9: Using Gestures in Your Application, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss the different types of gestures that might be found in a Windows Phone 7 application, how to use the GestureService and the GestureListener from the Silverlight Toolkit, and using the Manipulation Events from Silverlight Controls.

Duration: 00:26:29  File Size: 60 MB

Lesson 10

Lesson 10: Configuring Your Applications to Use Push Notifications, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss the architecture of using push notifications, how to configure¿a Windows Phone application to subscribe to notifications, how to build a server-side console application to send notifications, and we'll also¿review toast, tile and raw notification types.

Duration: 00:29:14  File Size: 56 MB

Lesson 11

Lesson 11: Playing Sounds on Your Windows Phone, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss playing sounds in¿a¿Silverlight application and playing sounds in an XNA application.

Duration: 00:08:00  File Size: 23 MB

Lesson 12

Lesson 12: Using the Pivot and Panorama Controls, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss the difference between an Panorama and Pivot control and where and how to use each type of control within your Windows Phone application.

Duration: 00:29:51  File Size: 73 MB

Lesson 13

Lesson 13: Using the Web Browser Control, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss how to add a web browser control to your project, how to capture web browser events, and how to extract information from¿a web page.

Duration: 00:19:05  File Size: 41 MB

Lesson 14

Lesson 14: Integrating Your Application with Facebook, Downloadable Version

This lesson will explain what information you will need¿for your Facebook application, how to use OAuth and the Facebook graph API to authenticate a user, and how to submit an update to a users Facebook wall.

Duration: 00:26:31  File Size: 57 MB

Lesson 15

Lesson 15: Review of the Metro UI Design Guidelines, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we are going to discuss the basic design philosophy behind Windows Phone 7, some examples of Metro styling, using default styles, and how to create custom styles for use in your application.

Duration: 00:25:45  File Size: 37 MB

Lesson 16

Lesson 16: Using the Windows Phone Silverlight Tool Kit, Downloadable Verison

In this lesson we'll discuss the Silverlight toolkit, downloading and installing the toolkit, and the controls contained in the toolkit.

Duration: 00:11:22  File Size: 25 MB

Lesson 17

Lesson 17: How to Implement Tombstoning, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss what exactly tombstoning is, whether or not your application needs tombstoning, and some strategies for implementing tombstoning.

Duration: 00:39:56  File Size: 103 MB

Lesson 18

Lesson 18: Making and Handling Incoming Calls, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss what happens when a phone call comes into both a Silverlight and an XNA application, how to launch a chooser to select a contact's phone number, and making phone calls from your application.

Duration: 00:11:53  File Size: 32 MB

Lesson 19

Lesson 19: Integrating with Web Services, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we will discuss how to add a reference to a web service to your project, the asynchronous nature of calling web services on a Windows Phone, and using HttpRequest and Linq to XML to get data from the web.

Duration: 00:23:23  File Size: 65 MB

Lesson 20

Lesson 20: Storing Data, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll cover how to use the Data Contract Serializer, using Isolated Storage, and storing and retrieving lists of data.

Duration: 00:22:03  File Size: 58 MB

Lesson 21

Lesson 21: Binding to Data, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss how to bind objects to a data context, binding lists to item sources, and using value converters.

Duration: 00:35:10  File Size: 99 MB

Lesson 22

Lesson 22: Localizing Your Application, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss the differences between localization and globalization how to use resources for string content in your application, how to package up resource libraries, and how to¿ensure dates and times are presented correctly for different cultures.

Duration: 00:17:06  File Size: 47 MB

Lesson 23

Lesson 23: Adding Simple Animations to a Silverlight Application, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll disucss how to add an animation in XAML, how to create an animation in Blend, and creating a behavior for your Silverlight application.

Duration: 00:11:53  File Size: 31 MB

Lesson 24

Lesson 24: The Marketplace Submission Process, Downloadable Version

In this lesson we'll discuss the details on where to submit your application, some of the more common reasons for non-certification, and the assets you'll need to submit your application. We'll also take a walk-through of the process for¿submitting an application.

Duration: 00:29:36  File Size: 42 MB

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  • Copyright 2011
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33534-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33534-1

7+ Hours of Video Instruction

In 24 hands-on video lessons, Microsoft MVP Kevin Wolf shows you how to get started developing applications for Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. Kevin starts with the basics for developing both Silverlight and XNA-based applications, and moves into more advance topics including gestures, using the accelerometer, integrating GPS features into your applications, working with data features, and much more. Kevin also covers some of the essentials for submitting your application to the Windows Phone Marketplace. Learn Windows Phone development at your pace…get specific solutions whenever you need them!

Kevin D. Wolf is a software engineer with 20 years professional experience developing and deploying software. Kevin’s background includes everything from developing hardware and software for real-time embedded systems, to CMS/Sales Force Automation systems, to large decision support line of business applications. For the past 5 years, Kevin’s focus as an independent consultant has been on developing applications for mobile devices such as Windows Mobile, iPhone and Android. In January of 2010, Kevin was recognized as a Microsoft MVP in the area of Device Application Development for his work promoting Windows Mobile.

  Windows Phone 7 Development Live Lessons

Lesson 1: Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Development

Lesson 2: Hello Windows Phone 7, Silverlight Edition

Lesson 3: Hello Windows Phone, 7 XNA Edition

Lesson 4: The Differences Between Silverlight and XNA

Lesson 5: Location/GPS Support

Lesson 6: Using the Accelerometer

Lesson 7: Using the Camera and Getting Pictures from a Device

Lesson 8: Sending Emails

Lesson 9: Gesture Support

Lesson 10: Working with Notifications (Toast, Title and Raw)

Lesson 11: Playing Sounds

Lesson 12: Panorama and Pivot Controls

Lesson 13: Using the Web Browser Control

Lesson 14: Integrating Your Application with Facebook

Lesson 15: A Guide to Working with the Metro UI Design

Lesson 16: The Windows Phone Silverlight Toolkit

Lesson 17: Tombstoning (What Happens When Your Application Goes to the Background)

Lesson 18: Making and Handling Incoming Phone Calls

Lesson 19: Integrating with Web Services

Lesson 20: Storing Data

Lesson 21: Binding to Data

Lesson 22: Localization

Lesson 23: Adding Simple Animations and Behaviors (Silverlight)

Lesson 24: The Marketplace Submission Process

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home & Office Technologies, Business & Management, and more.  View All LiveLessons at http://www.quepublishing.com/imprint/series_detail.aspx?st=87397

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Revised by Brook Farling 2/22/11

Windows Phone 7 Development Live Lessons

Lesson 1: Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Development

Lesson 2: Hello Windows Phone 7, Silverlight Edition

Lesson 3: Hello Windows Phone, 7 XNA Edition

Lesson 4: The Differences Between Silverlight and XNA

Lesson 5: Location/GPS Support

Lesson 6: Using the Accelerometer

Lesson 7: Using the Camera and Getting Pictures from a Device

Lesson 8: Sending Emails

Lesson 9: Gesture Support

Lesson 10: Working with Notifications (Toast, Title and Raw)

Lesson 11: Playing Sounds

Lesson 12: Panorama and Pivot Controls

Lesson 13: Using the Web Browser Control

Lesson 14: Integrating Your Application with Facebook

Lesson 15: A Guide to Working with the Metro UI Design

Lesson 16: The Windows Phone Silverlight Toolkit

Lesson 17: Tombstoning  (What Happens When Your Application Goes to the Background)

Lesson 18: Making and Handling Incoming Phone Calls

Lesson 19: Integrating with Web Services

Lesson 20: Storing Data

Lesson 21: Binding to Data

Lesson 22: Localization

Lesson 23: Adding Simple Animations and Behaviors (Silverlight)

Lesson 24: The Marketplace Submission Process

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