Windows Phone Resources
If you missed the Windows Phone Development themed week highlighted on the Microsoft Student Experience Facebook Page and @MS_Student Twitter handle, not to worry! Below is a recap of the content that we posted. Best of luck with your developing and let us know if we missed any tips that would be helpful with your Windows Phone development success; we’d love to hear your thoughts so that we can support you!
This VIDEO gives a quick snapshot of the Windows Phone and its features: http://bit.ly/w3C7K6
A big shout out to Ben Lower and all the student developers that participated in the exciting chat this morning on the Microsoft Student Facebook page! If you missed it or want to read the advice that Ben gave your peers, we have recapped the conversation below, everything from one of Ben’s colleagues cheering him on to Ben’s Aunt Susan wishing him good luck and all of the awesome student dev questions in between. Thanks again for asking such wonderful questions about your experience with developing with Windows Phone. Ben was excited that so many of you participated!
From Ben, “Thanks to everyone for all the great questions & for your interest in learning more about Windows Phone. I highly encourage you to utilize the Find My Champ application (http://www.windowsphone.com/en-US/apps/a84f1740-0047-4408-b317-c2db01a70fb4) to find Microsoft experts in your area who can help you with your developing questions on Windows Phone. You can also get the full source code for this app at http://findmychamp.codeplex.com/”
Our student developer for the week of December 26, 2011 was Kyle Orth from Sydney, Australia. Kyle already has five Apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace and he is the process of developing another app called Learner LogBook. Check out Kyle’s story below and be sure to download and try out his Apps!
Name: Erkka Peltoniemi
Alias (nickname): Pelton
School: Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Favorite Dev tools: Visual Studio 2010, Expression Blend 4
Next week we will hold our first-ever live Facebook chat featuring Ben Lower, Senior Product Manager Windows Phone Developer Experience at Microsoft (or better known as the phone ninja). Visit the Microsoft Student Facebook page on Thursday, March 29, 9:00-10:00 a.m. PDT (find your time zone here) and ask Ben all of your Windows Phone development-related questions. RSVP to attend the Facebook chat here.
To help you get to know Ben a little in advance of the chat, we asked him a few questions. See what he had to say.