Whether you’ve been contemplating it for a while or it’s the killer new Nokia phones that have piqued you interest in developing for Windows Phone 7, you’ll want to take advantage of a great opportunity to learn how to go from start to marketplace in a series of seven webcasts in April.

My colleagues Dani Diaz and Linsday Rutter will be presenting these on-line sessions every Tuesday and Thursday in April beginning tomorrow April 3rd at 1 p.m. ET.  Dani and Lindsay have have mentored numerous entrepreneurs, students, and just plain ole developers like me to successful launches in the Windows Marketplace, so you’ll be certain to get deep and relevant content to make you successful as a Windows Phone developer.

Here is the complete list of webcasts – sign up for as many as you like.

Date Topic (and registration link)
April 3, 2012 Introduction to the Windows Phone Platform
April 5, 2012 Working with Internal and External Data in Windows Phone
April 10, 2012 Understanding Windows Phone’s Application Lifecycle and State Management
April 12, 2012 Working with Windows Phone Sensors and Other APIs
April 17, 2012 Enhancing the User Experience and App Usability with Live Tiles, Push Notifications, and Background Agents
April  19, 2012 Enhancing Performance and Application Testing
April 24, 2012 Ready, Set, Publish: Everything You Need to Know About Releasing Your Apps