Category Archives: Windows Phone Development

My Lumia 640

So last month my mobile contract finished and have been thinking about buying a new mobile phone. I have been looking at getting the Windows Lumia 640 for a while, so I did some research and reading up a lot on reviews.

20160124_020637Just at the beginning of the new year 2016 Dicksmith was clearing out the Lumia 640 prepaid phone for only $99.

Since I have moved over to Optus as my provider, I made the jump and bought myself a new mobile phone.

Straight away I downloaded the Microsoft Insider’s App and upgraded my mobile to Windows 10. The look and feel is consistent with the desktop version, but the only disappointment I had was the lack of apps for windows mobile compared to Android and iOS. I was so disappointed that I couldn’t find any of the apps I used to have on my old Android phone. Continue reading

Windows Phone 7: Write Your First App

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Got a Windows Phone 7 and want to write some cools apps for it? Microsoft has release some tools to the public so that programmers like yourself can get started! You actually don’t need a Windows Phone because the kit comes with an emulator. Anyways let get start by downloading the developer’s kit from the App Hub and press on “Download the free tools”.

The installation package includes the following:

  • Visual Studio 2010 Express
  • Windows Phone Emulator
  • Silver Light
  • XNA Game Studio 4.0
  • Microsoft Express Blend for Windows Phone
  • .NET Framework 4

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