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
Getting Started Guide with Windows Phone: http://bit.ly/p303vU This guide clearly describes the steps of how to start developing.
1. Download your free developing tools2. Build and test your app3. Publish your app to the Marketplace
Have you heard about Microsoft’s DreamSpark? This will help you put your apps and games on the Marketplace free of charge: http://bit.ly/mQM83G
Channel 9 is a great resource! This link provides help with amplifying your apps and selling them creatively: http://bit.ly/wHLbVh
The Go Underground website is designed for STUDENT DEVS who aspire to develop with Windows Phone! This site has everything you need to begin your developing path: http://bit.ly/n8hj07
App Hub has a forum for Windows Phone development discussions! Be a part of the conversation and learn from your fellow developers: http://bit.ly/thhCxG
Channel 9 describes Windows Phone TouchDevelop: http://bit.ly/zvAbry
Here is a great example of a successful Windows Phone app. Check out Poynt and look at the unique features and get inspired to develop a great app: http://bit.ly/yeT47Y
This VIDEO from Windows Phone Geek shows how to avoid Windows Phone design mistakes. Microsoft’s own David Crawford, User Experience Consultant, tells about the most common hurdles and how to overcome them: http://bit.ly/y8jA33
Here is a list of student developers, Windows Phone experts, and other Twitter handles we suggest you follow: http://bit.ly/GDBZE7 Don’t forget to follow us at MS_Student – we feature helpful dev resources every day!
Learn how to identify and fix common performance issues using Windows Phone performance analysis: http://bit.ly/xLOrLu
If you are new to Windows Phone development, these QuickStarts are presented in a specific order for those of you who want to start at the beginning and learn step-by-step: http://bit.ly/skCeng
What other helpful tips would you like to see us share? We would love to hear your thoughts, please leave us a comment!