If you missed this week’s content about game development, have no fear – it’s all right here! This week, we shared tips and tricks on how to develop games through our Microsoft Student Experience Facebook page and @MS_Student on Twitter. E3 happened June 4-June 7; be sure to check out their website for all of the exciting news the Xbox team shared. You can also visit the Xbox Facebook page and follow @Xbox on Twitter.
Crazy Casino, developed by two recent Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science graduates from Random Salad Games LLC (creators of many other Windows Phone apps), is a gaming app for slots, Blackjack and Video Poker.
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.