CHAPTER 2

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Getting Started

This chapter focuses on learning your way around a Windows Phone 8 application project, including:

  • How to create a basic “hello world” Windows Phone 8 project.
  • How to navigate the Visual Studio solution, particularly the location and purpose of key files.
  • How to run the application in Visual Studio.
  • Running your application in the emulator.
  • Running your application on your phone device.

Creating a Windows Phone 8 Project

To create Windows Phone 8 projects, select File images New Project from the Visual Studio menu and choose ...

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