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Windows Phone 8 Game Development by Marcin Jamro

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First steps

The developers use various IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) for software creation, depending on programming languages, technologies, the number of people participating in the project, integration with source control management systems, and even continuous integration servers. Many different languages and technologies result in several IDEs being currently available for developers. Apart from IDEs, some additional tools (such as emulators, profilers, or configuration managers) are useful during development and can help to remove possible errors from the software.

Software Development Kit

For programming applications and games for the Windows Phone 8 platform, a specialized SDK (Software Development Kit) is available. It is called ...

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