Building Apps for Windows Phone 8.1 Jump Start

After 2 weeks playing with the new toys that where presented on the Build 2014 event, finally we have the official training materials available in Microsoft Virtual Academy!


If you’re an app developer who wants to design and build Windows Phone 8.1 apps using XAML and C#, don’t miss this exciting event.

The two-and-a-half day, demo-rich course, taught by experts who have years of experience developing (and writing about the process), focuses on how to create apps for Windows Phone 8.1 in Visual Studio and how to create universal app projects that share a high percentage of code and that target both Windows and Windows Phone.


Course Outline:

  • Day 1: Introduction to Windows Phone 8.1 & Building Windows Store Apps
  • Day 2: Programming Windows Phone 8.1 Platform Features
  • Day 3: Store, Universal Apps, and Silverlight


Live Event Details: April 29-May 1, 2014 – 9-5 PDT (days 1 & 2), 9-12 PDT (day 3)

Cost: Free

Audience: Developer

Prerequisites: Experienced software developers with knowledge of object-oriented design. Familiarity with C# or XAML is helpful. (No prior experience with developing Windows Phone 8 apps is required.)

Register here:


Don’t miss this opportunity and be the first on creating Universal Apps for Windows and Windows Phone.

– May the code be with you –


About Eduardo Ortega Bermejo

Technical Evangelist and good guy
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