PDC 2010, Day 1: Keynotes: Windows Phone 7

October 28, 2010

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Windows Phone 7


Make sure you check the Windows Phone 7 Ad which is soon to be available in he US.


At this moment Steve announced that all PDC 2010 participants will receive their own personal Windows Phone 7! Today.


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Now Scott Guthrie comes to talk about Windows Phone 7.
Next, Brandon Watson presents us a demo of several Windows Phone 7 applications, including: Bejeweled, Facebook and Amazon Kindle for Windows Phone 7.


After the demo, Scott shows how to quickly develop applications for the Windows Phone 7. This can be done entirely free using: Visual Studio 2010 Express and Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools, which can be downloaded here.


(Small) Announcement: Today Microsoft is shipping a new OData client library for Windows Phone 7.


Now Scott shows another demo of building a panorama based application that gets his data from eBay using the new OData library client.


Another (small) Announcement: Profiling tools for Windows Phone 7 will be available soon. The profiler is using instrumentation for collecting accurate information about: Frame rate, CPU usage and storyboards and displays it on a timeline.


Scott shows a demo of using the new profiling tools


Steve Ballmer returns to the stage and promises yet another gift for PDC 2010 participants: a free registration to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace to submit our own applications (costs 99$).


That’s it for now,
Arik Poznanski.


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2 comments

  1. LironOctober 31, 2010 ב 13:19

    Hi Arik,
    When Israel will be supported on APPHUB & Windows Marketplace?

  2. arikNovember 3, 2010 ב 19:58

    Unfortunately, not any time soon..