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Introduction to Windows Phone 8

by Yacine Khammal

Learn how to build apps that run on Windows Phone.

What you'll learn

This course introduces the Windows Phone 8 platform. By the end of this course you should be all set up to start writing apps for the phone. We will cover all the basics at an intro level, from key architectural concepts, to user interface and navigation, to application lifecycle, files and folders, local databases, and integration with the phone's powerful built-in features. This course assumes basic familiarity with the C# and XAML languages.

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About the author

Yacine has been involved in the development of database-driven, n-tier web applications for over 10 years. Over time he has taken on various roles, including development, project management, offshore platform management and technical consulting. He has helped build a few solutions for Microsoft North Africa. Today Yacine writes and teaches courses covering C#, Silverlight and Windows Phone. He holds a Master of Science in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S... more

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