Windows Phone 7 Applications Development Course

Microsoft Lebanon, Berytech & ESIB (Faculty of Engineering – USJ) are organizing the Windows Phone 7 Applications Development Course on July 14-15 & 18-19 2011, 4:00PM – 8:00PM at Berytech Technological Pole , Mar Roukos, Mkalles, Lebanon.

This Workshop is a 4-day intensive training about developing Silverlight applications and XNA games for Windows Phone 7. It will give the full platform and development environment overview, presenting all tools and technologies available to developers. Attendees will work on hands-on labs following each major topic. At the end of the training, attendees can get to submit their apps to the Marketplace.

What will you learn?

Day 1 – The basics

  • Learning how to build application targeting Windows Phone 7
  • Silvertlight vs XNA
  • Dynamic layout, touch and textures
  • Sensors and services
  • Application Architecture

Day 2 – Silverlight, Part 1

  • XAML
  • Elements and properties
  • Layouts, Application Bar and controls
  • Data bindings

Day 3 – Silverlight, Part 2

  • Graphics and animation
  • Items control
  • Pivot and panorama

Day 4 – XNA

  • Principles of movement
  • Textures and sprites
  • Dynamic textures
  • Gestures and transforms
  • Touch and play

Who’s it for?

Training is not intended for total beginners. No particular experience with mobile solutions is required, but certain previous knowledge and experience with application development and object oriented programming in XML and C# is a must.