Baby Steps - Getting Started With Windows Phone 7 Development

These links are recommended reading to get started understanding developing for the Windows Phone 7 platform.

Recommended to be read in the order presented here, from most lightweight to most heavyweight.

The Metro design language overview - good for initial intro on what the platform stands for and the 'feel'.


http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=189338

Cool A3 Cheat Sheet showing loads of examples of usage of WP7 controls


http://nordkapp.fi/blog/2011/05/wp7-for-designers-cheatsheet/

Awesome Free eBook for Developers covering some important areas, plus some awesome inspirational examples of apps people have created.


http://www.lulu.com/product/file-download/building-windows-phone-apps-a-developer%E2%80%99s-guide/17266976

UI Design and Interaction Guide for Windows Phone - 190+ pages - contains loads of detail


http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=183218

Happy reading :)

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