Windows Phone–Free Training on March 24th

Hey Devs,

This Saturday, March 24th, at the LA Microsoft Office!!!

You don’t want to miss this! Not only is this full day of training absolutely FREE, but there is $800 in prize money, and they are giving away three Nokia Lumia 800 phones! And if that wasn’t enough, you will get fed all day as well.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner!  You can’t beat that.  All the information you need can, and the registration link is below.

BUT HURRY!! THESE ALWAYS SELL OUT, SO REGISTER NOW!!!

REGISTER HERE!!!

Agenda: Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Programming

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. Application life cycle
  2. Hardware Foundation
  3. Files associated with project template
  4. Splash screen and the importance of 1 second / 19 second loading
  5. Application Bar
  6. Panorama and Pivot controls
  7. MVVM
  8. Marketplace

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, while working with List and detail information.

  1. Navigation
  2. Location
  3. JSON Deserialization
  4. Bing Maps
  5. Isolated Storage
  6. Binding Sample Data
  7. Navigation

Recording Data

In this session we will be adding to our knowledge and learn the importance of live tiles. We will show you how to set up a periodic agent and how to set up and read and write to a SQL Database on Windows Phone.

  1. Live Tiles
  2. SQL CE
  3. Background Processes and Periodic Agents
  4. Launchers and Choosers

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