Windows Phone Codenamed "Mango" Training

The next version of Windows Phone (codenamed “Mango”) will ship later this year. Mango offers a lot of new capabilities for developers to create even better, more immersive user experiences on Windows Phone. This course will give you hands-on experience with important developer features in Mango.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Get more out of the hardware with new APIs for compass, gyro, camera and a virtual motion sensor
  • Take advantage of the new multi-tasking capabilities such as fast app switching, background agents, alerts & reminders ·Improve integration with the phone by using live tiles, Bing search extras, Bing maps, and the new calendar & contacts  APIs

Happy Windows Phone coding!

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Target Audience:

This training course is designed for developers who are familiar with Windows Phone development. The course focuses on new features in the Mango release. If you are new to Windows Phone, consider our introductory Windows Phone 7 training course to get a familiar with Windows Phone development.

Audience Prerequisites:

Experience developing applications for Windows Phone

Technical Prerequisites:

Windows Phone Developer Tools

Units:


Windows Phone codenamed "Mango" Features

This unit provides you with scenario-based hands-on labs demonstrating Mango's new capabilities. You will learn how to create and query local databases, how to pin and update secondary live tiles, use background agents, create alarms and reminders, access the camera stream APIs, use background transfer and many other new features.