Windows Phone 7 is here! Join us in DC on October 7th for Day 2 of the Developer Launch: Unleash Your Best App Workshop


Windows Phone 7 is here – and with it comes a new world of opportunity for passionate, creative developers. Windows Phone 7 gives you the power to build complex, robust applications using consistent hardware specs, a comprehensive development toolkit, and the all-new, full-service Marketplace for selling your apps. We want you to be ready to capitalize on this new frontier, so we’re launching two days of fast-paced learning to get you up and running with Windows Phone 7 development. Check out the agenda and pick the day that best fits your needs – or join us for both. The choice is yours. Whatever you can imagine, you’ll get the information you need to build high-demand apps with Windows Phone 7.


Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch: Unleash Your Best App Workshop (Day 2)

The second day of this launch event is all about turning those napkin sketches and subway scribbles into real, sellable apps. This half-day will be a hands-on application development workshop. You’ll apply fundamental Windows Phone 7 design principles to build an app and upload it to the fully revamped Marketplace. These working sessions are designed to unleash your creativity and help you move from idea to reality, so go at your own pace or follow along with a proctored group lab. Either way, you’ll get step-by-step advice from Microsoft and community experts. It’s an unprecedented opportunity to stake your claim in the marketplace – using familiar tools and consistent specs.


Available workshop/lab topics will include:


4 Creating your First Windows Phone 7 Application

4 Windows Phone Navigation and Controls

4 Using Push Notifications

4 Launchers and Choosers

4 Application Lifecycle

4 Game Development with XNA Framework

4 And much more


Required Event Preparation:


4 Please pre-install the Windows Phone Developer Tools available here on your personal laptop that you will be bringing to the event.


Wait! There’s more!

Get revved up with all the fundamental tools and information you need to build incredible Windows Phone 7 apps. We’re hosting a series of progressive learning sessions the day before this workshop. View the detailed agenda and register here.