This is the  Windows Phone 8 JumpStart training content. The training is a fast-paced, demo-packed and very highly rated learning experience tailored to show developers how to quickly build responsive, appealing and effective apps. All 20 modules are now available online for viewing on demand on Channel 9<. For more detail, refer to the WindowsPhone team blog post

Here is the full outline:


Windows Phone SDK – free tools

The Windows Phone Software Development Kit (SDK) includes all of the tools that you need to develop apps and games for Windows Phone. Click the Download button and the select the option to Run. Follow the instructions that appear.

SDK 8.0

The Windows Phone SDK 8.0 enables you to develop apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5 devices.  Get details and additional languages

Download (up to 1.6 GB, English)

SDK 7.1

The Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and 7.1.1 Update enables you to develop apps for Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 7.0 devices. Get details and additional languages

Download (up to 730 MB, English)

SDK 7.1.1 Update

The Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update provides additional functionality to the existing Windows Phone SDK 7.1. Using this update, you can more easily develop apps and games that are optimized to run on 256-MB devices. Get details and additional languages

Download (up to 300 MB, English)

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