Time for action – creating a Windows Phone application
Perform the following steps to create a Windows Phone application:
- Start Blend and select New Project and Windows Phone in the project type in the left-hand side panel. Once we do that, we will see multiple types of available templates to create the Windows Phone App.
- Select Windows Phone App. We can choose between OS versions here, which are 7.1 or 8.0. We will go ahead with 8.0 this time as that is the highest version supported by Visual Studio 2012. This is shown in the following screenshot:
- Once we click on OK, a new project is created, and, in the center, we see a phone-shaped art board that ...