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Windows Phone 8 Development for Absolute Beginners

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This course is retired and is replaced by Windows Phone 8.1 Development for Absolute Beginners.

Bob Tabor and Clint Rutkas team up to deliver this 11+ hour Windows Phone 8 Development for Absolute Beginners series! Not only will you learn the absolute basics of installing and working with Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Phone and the Emulator, but you'll also learn XAML layout and events, how to utilize many of the Phone's built in features and additional open-source libraries. Best of all, this series will walk you through building two complete store-worthy apps. The first app you'll build is the SoundBoard app that allows you play pre-recorded sounds and record your own custom sounds. The second app you'll build is the AroundMe app which integrates the Phone's Map, GPS and Lock Screen capabilities with Flickr's API.

Instructors | Bob Tabor -LearnVisualStudio.Net; Clint Rutkas - Microsoft Technical Evangelist; Dan Fernandez - Microsoft Senior Director

  • 01 | Series Introduction

    00:14:00
  • 02 | Installing Windows Phone SDK 8.0

    00:30:00
  • 03 | Writing your First Windows Phone 8 App

    00:22:00
  • 04 | Introduction to XAML

    00:34:00
  • 05 | Basics of Layout and Events

    00:26:00
  • 06 | Styling the App

    00:21:00
  • 07 | Localizing the App

    00:12:00
  • 08 | Understanding Compilation and Deployment

    00:15:00
  • 09 | Overview of the Windows Phone 8 Emulator

    00:20:00
  • 10 | Overview of the Databound App and Pivot App Project Templates

    00:10:00
  • 11 | Setting up the SoundBoard App

    00:13:00
  • 12 | Improving the View Model and Sample Data

    00:25:00
  • 13 | Styling Tiles in the LongListSelector

    00:18:00
  • 14 | Binding to Real Data at Runtime

    00:11:00
  • 15 | Playing a Sound when a ListItem is Selected

    00:11:00
  • 16 | Working with the Application Bar

    00:13:00
  • 17 | Introducing the Coding4Fun Toolkit

    00:09:00
  • 18 | Navigating Between Pages

    00:19:00
  • 19 | Setting up the RecordAudio.xaml Page

    00:17:00
  • 20 | Recording an Audio Wav File

    00:37:00
  • 21 | Permanently Saving the Audio Wav File

    00:33:00
  • 22 | Animating the Reel Grid with a Storyboard

    00:20:00
  • 23 | Testing and Submitting to the Store

    00:27:00
  • 24 | Getting Started with the AroundMe Project

    00:14:00
  • 25 | Working with the Geolocator and Geoposition Classes

    00:10:00
  • 26 | Retrieving a Photo from Flickr's API

    00:38:00
  • 27 | Navigating and Passing Data to the SearchResults Page

    00:37:00
  • 28 | Understanding Async and Awaitable Tasks

    00:10:00
  • 29 | Filtering the Results by Keyword

    00:23:00
  • 30 | Adding a Progress Indicator

    00:09:00
  • 31 | Multiple Selection with the LongListMultiSelector

    00:13:00
  • 32 | Animating Image Search Results

    00:16:00
  • 33 | Working with the Lock Screen to Display an Image

    00:46:00
  • 34 | Creating a Background Agent for Scheduled Tasks

    00:37:00
  • 35 | Where to go from here

    00:07:00