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A new series of videos from MSDEV can help you get started with Windows Phone 7.
Each short, to-the-point video in this series highlights a feature of Windows Phone 7 in less than 7 minutes. This is a series for developers who want to pick up the basics quickly with brief explanations and hands-on examples.
You can get the videos at Windows Phone 7 in 7 Minutes.
Demonstrations and code samples are based on the beta release of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools, so you can get started today.
Additional videos will be available soon on MSDEV.
Beginning August 23:
Beginning September 6:
You can get the free developer toolkit and sign up for the marketplace for Windows Phone 7 at Windows Phone Developer.
Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) is designed to give you what you need to plan, build, test and take your solution to market. We’ve brought a range of platform development tools together in one place, including technical, support and marketing resources, as well as exclusive offers. With MPR, you can:
Sign up today for MPR for Windows Phone 7 at Microsoft Platform Ready.
You can also get free developer training, walkthroughs, step-by-step tutorials, and videos from Channel 9 at Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit.
Windows Phone 7 promises to be an amazing mobile phone operating system given its innovative user interface and functionality, as well as its great development platform upon which you can quickly and easily build games and applications. With a myriad of new devices, a powerful and immersive software platform, and a new marketplace to attract developers and provide easy access to applications, consumer demand for Windows Phones will be high, and developers will quickly adopt the Windows Phone platform to capitalize on this growing mobile marketplace.
Bruce D. Kyle ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation