As promised here’s the various notes and questions from the Atlanta Windows Phone Jumpstart on Friday, March 8. I really appreciate everyone being there and asking such great questions. Since 80% of ya’ll were Android and iOS devs, it really made for some great dialogs.
GETTING STARTED WP8 RESOURCES - summarized at -
WP 7.X DEV RESOURCES - for those who can't get the 8.x tools going - http://dfwiki.devfish.net/technology.Windows-Phone-Getting-Started-for-Developers.ashx?HL=wp7 or search http://dfwiki.devfish.net for "wp7"
LOCAL ATLANTA RESOURCES
WP8 <-> WIN8 Resource - http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Building-Apps-for-Windows-Phone-8-Jump-Start-19-Windows-Phone-8-and-Windows-8-Cross-Platform-Develop
Azure Mobile Services for Authentication and Storage - http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/mobile/