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Windows Phone 7 Unleashed - Boise, ID

Monday, October 25, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (MDT)

Windows Phone 7 Unleashed - Boise, ID

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Windows Phone 7 Unleashed

All Day (10hours) of Hands on Programming, B.Y.O. Laptop!

Windows Phone 7 is HOT! Come check out Windows Phone 7 Unleashed for everything you need to know to develop for WP7. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’re just starting with .NET development, there’s something in it for you.


The first half of this deep dive event is lecture and hands on lab. At the half point mark of the day, you’ll have a solid foundation for building WP7 applications.


The second half of the day is going straight to code. Build the best app and win a $500 (1st place), $200 (2nd place) or $100 (3rd place) American Express gift card!


In order to deliver the best possible experience for attendees, seating at these events is VERY limited. Register now!


NOTE: Each attendee is required to bring his/her own laptop with the free software required for the labs. System requirements and installation instructions can be found here:


Session 1 – Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Programing.

In this session, we start with a discussion of windows phone, the architecture changes made from 6.5 to 7.0, the hardware specifications and then move into the beginnings of building a WP7 application including :


1)      Sensor overview

2)      Application life cycle

3)      Splash screen and the importance of 1 second / 19 second loading

4)      Files associated with project template

5)      Application Bar

6)      Live Tile

7)      Application Icon


The session will end with a brief discussion of the Windows phone 7 Marketplace before the entering into the HOL.


HOL – The screens that will be built during this session are:

·         Project Set-up

·         Live Tile

·         Splashscreen

·         Home Screen with Application Bar


Session 2 – Connecting to Services

In this session, we will discuss how Cloud Services help to bring power to the phone.  We will be binding to a rest based services and show how to search and display the information received.  In this session we will also talk about Navigation, passing information between screens, simple page animations while working with List and detail information.


HOL – The screens that will be built during this session are:

·         Search Screen

·         Display Screen

·         Detail Screen

·         Additional Application Bars


Session 3 – Recording Data

In this session we will be working with the Camera to capture and crop photos, record audio files, take notes, saving location, sharing (sending emails and SMS messages – and if time permits sending to twitter or FB) and saving everything using isolated storage.  We will discuss tombstoning and how it effects your application process, including the when, where and whys of saving state).


HOL – The screens that will be built during this session are:

·         Add New Wine

·         Record Audio

·         Picture Capture and Crop

·         My Wines

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When & Where

Microsoft Office
401 W. Front Street
Suite 400
Boise, ID 83702

Monday, October 25, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (MDT)

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