Windows Phone Resources
Just in case you missed our daily tweets or weekly blog posts about the Windows Phone development tips, we have included them all below. Feel free to leave us a comment below or message us on the Microsoft Student Experience Facebook page or @MS_Student Twitter handle if you have any questions.
To learn more about Day 1 – Day 4 please click here for Week One.
Day 1 – Metro Design Principles: Designing your Windows Phone appDay 2 – Creating your first Windows Phone user interfaceDay 3 – Building your first Silverlight Application for Windows Phone Day 4 – Creating a splash screen for you Windows Phone application
Over the past few months, we’ve been featuring Windows Phone apps developed by students. Today, we’re pleased to highlight ToDo Free, a simple “to do” list application for Windows Phone. The app is highly rated – receiving 4.5 out of 5 stars on average.
We’ve been sharing daily Windows Phone development tips all month. Check out the information below for this past week’s Windows Phone dev tips – don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @MS_Student as we wrap up the rest of the tips!
Day 19 – Accessing the Microphone in a Silverlight application
Windows Phone provides a robust media platform that allows application developers to stream video and audio, control the FM tuner, and integrate with the Music + Videos Hub. Follow these steps to add microphone support to a Silverlight application for Windows Phone.
Students around the globe have been waiting in anticipation to learn whether they will advance to the Imagine Cup 2012 Worldwide Finals. Today, we are announcing 106 teams who will have the honor of representing their countries in Sydney, Australia, this July to present their technology solutions and compete for cash and prizes. This year’s teams will represent their countries/regions with projects that address some of the world’s toughest problems, including health, accessibility and environmental sustainability, and more.
What began as a student competition in 2003 with 1,000 students from 25 countries has evolved over the past 10 years and grown enormously. As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Imagine Cup, we also celebrate the 1.65 million students from 190 countries that have participated in the competition since its creation and the incredible impact they have had on the world.
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Graph Touch is a scientific calculator application for Windows Phone developed by a student. The app is highly rated and received 4.5 out of 5 stars on average.
App Description: Graph Touch is a scientific calculator application for Windows Phone. With a powerful numeric solver and graph plotter. The numeric solver can be used to calculate numeric solutions for equations as well as maxima, minima and zero crossing. The graph can be paned and zoomed by two-fingers. A history list shows the last used equations and results.