We have a specific Government category in marketplace just for you government developers.

  1. Government + Politics
    1. Government Resources
    2. Legal Issues
    3. Politics
  2. Here are all the tools you need (FREE) 
    1. Download the tools
      1. Visual Studio 2010 Express
      2. Windows Phone Emulator
      3. Silverlight
      4. Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows Phone
      5. .NET Framework 4
    2. Also considering the following after you install the tools
      1. Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update
      2. Bing Maps Silverlight Control for Windows Phone
      3. Use the Connect Tool for Windows Phone
      4. Determine Application Capabilities
  3. Build your app
    1. Want to integrate with Azure (Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phones is the ticket)
    2. Need access to open government data (OGDI is for you)
  4. Submit to Marketplace
    1. Go to App Hub and submit, or "publish", your app.
    2. You'll get an email from GeoTrust – check your junk filters if you don't get it within 24 hours.
    3. After you verify your identity, Geo Trust will request a copy of one piece of identification that has your signature.
    4. Once you send in your signed identification your application will be approved within 5 business days.
    5. If you have questions about the GeoTrust process, you can contact GeoTrust directly either via their instant chat line or by email orderprocessing@geotrust.com.
    6. If your app meets the certification guidelines, it will be published in the marketplace and you will receive a confirmation e-mail from App Hub.
    7. Once approved your app will appear in the market place within one day.

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Need to talk to someone? that’s me!

Joel.Reyes@microsoft.com
Windows Phone Champ
US Public Sector (DPE)