Getting Started with Windows Phone 7 Resources

Getting Started with Windows Phone 7 Resources

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One of the more popular questions I get these days is where to start with Windows Phone 7.  I thought I would share the list of links I have been sending to people to help get them started.  It includes overview material and videos, hands on labs, links to the tools as well as the official blogs and twitter accounts.

 Windows Phone 7 Videos on YouTube (Great way to show people the new phone and UI)

http://www.youtube.com/windowsphone#p/a/u/0/wlJ_fLPpmdM


Windows Phone 7 Customer Demo Site (Interactive demo of the UI)

http://windowsphone7.com


Developer Portal (Marketplace registration and tools as well)

http://developer.windowsphone.com


Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools Beta (Released on July 12th and now includes all the Expression Blend for Windows Phone bits!)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c8496c2a-54d9-4b11-9491-a1bfaf32f2e3&displaylang=en


OData Client Library for Windows Phone 7 Series CTP

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b251b247-70ca-4887-bab6-dccdec192f8d&displaylang=en

 
Windows Phone 7 Training Kit
 


XNA Creators Club (Windows Phone 7 Games Development)

http://creators.xna.com


Windows Phone 7 Games Development.  Which should I use XNA Game Studio or Silverlight?

http://creators.xna.com/en-US/article/whichproductforWindowsPhone


MIX10 Day 1 Keynote (Windows Phone 7 starts at 27 mins in)

 

http://live.visitmix.com/MIX10/Sessions/KEY01

 


MIX10 Windows Phone 7 Videos and Slides

http://live.visitmix.com/search?term=phone&x=0&y=0


MS TechEd 2010 Windows Phone 7 Videos and Slides

http://www.msteched.com/Tracks/WindowsPhone


Windows Phone 7 Online Documentation (MSDN)

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff402535(VS.92).aspx


Windows Phone 7 Developer Blog

http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/wpdev/


Windows Phone 7 Community Samples and Links

http://www.reddit.com/r/wp7dev


Windows Phone 7 Developer Team on Twitter

http://twitter.com/wp7dev


Windows Phone 7 Local Champs
http://twitter.com/wp7dev/champs


Bing Windows Phone 7 Search

http://www.bing.com/search?q=windows+phone+7


Windows Phone 7 Dev Twitter Search (#wp7dev)

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23wp7dev


YouTube - Windows Phone 7 Apps in Progress (wp7dev search)

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wp7dev


Windows Phone 7 Design Resources (includes official design guidelines and Photoshop templates)

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff637515(v=VS.92).aspx 


Charles Petzold's Programming Windows Phone 7 Free E-Book (11 Chapters!)

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2010/08/02/free-ebook-petzold-s-programming-windows-phone-7-special-excerpt-2.aspx

 

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