App Hackathon: Tips To Get You Started [I haven’t worked on Windows Phone before, Can I join?]

I got a lot of calls stating they haven’t worked with Windows Phone OS before and wanted to know if they could join. Well, there is no second thought to it, Of Course You Can Join!

In order to help all those out there who have the heart for app development but who haven’t yet worked on the Windows Phone OS, we will try our best to give you as many tips and insights to the platform so that you can prepare yourself for the event.

I am sharing a link below which will make your life so much more easier with respect to this event.

Windows Phone Development for Absolute Beginners.

This video series will help aspiring Windows Phone 7 developers get going. This is a very well documented help resource and lets you start off with the basics and work our way up so that in a few hours, you will know enough to build simple WP7 applications. You’ll find videos to walk you through the tools, knowing what an if statement is, to using the GPS built into the phone and much more!

So basically, this video series will let you go right from installing the SDK to making an uber cool App. Do check out the link above as I believe that is the best place to learn Windows Phone 7.

We’ll be sharing some more tips and tricks subsequently.We also welcome developers who like to write as well to share their tips with us by publishing them on the Forum.

Special Thanks to our reader, Ajinkya Gaikaiwari for sharing the link. Thanks mate!

Another Reminder: Today is the last day to avail the Discount for App Hackathon registration. Use the coupon EARLYBIRD and get a flat Rs 200 off!


Event Details

  • Date: 24th and 25th March, 2012
  • Time: 9.00 AM to 8.00 PM
  • Venue: Kuliza Office, 11/3, Bomanhalli, Hosur Main Road, Opposite Oxford Engg. College, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560068

And did we tell you this, MICROSOFT will give away Free Windows Phones for all developers who complete the ‘Port To Win‘ challenge during the Hackathon. All you have to do is Port two Apps and the developer gets a Windows Phone.

It does not end there. We have two Prizes for Best Designed App and Best Idea App which is also a Windows Phone, at the Hackathon event itself!

Register now:
use EARLYBIRD discount code, expires on Feb 28th, i.e. today).

– For more details on the event check out the event page, Hackathon.

– For FAQs check out FAQs: App Hackathon [“I don’t have a team, what shall I do?”]

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