Windows Phone Code Camp Montreal - Porting existing apps to Windows Phone

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  • 1. Mini-Lesson: Porting existingapps to Windows PhoneFrdric HarperDeveloper Evangelist @ Microsoft Canada@fharper | outofcomfortzone.net

2. Bad News: There is no silver bullet.Porting your app to Windows Phone will requireeffort on your part.There is no code generator (at least today) thatcan take iOS, Android or other platform code andmagically make it into a Windows Phone app.But we do offer guidance: http://windowsphone.interoperabilitybridges.com 3. Interoperability Bridges: Your Friend3 4. A Tour Around Interoperability Bridges 5. Tips in Porting to Windows PhoneDo not make your app behave1 exactly the same as it does onthe original platform5 6. Tips in Porting to Windows PhoneTake advantage of the Windows2 Phone platform to differentiate yourapp6 7. Tips in Porting to Windows PhoneEmbrace Metro. If you do, it will3 make your app look like anextension of the platform.7 8. Tips in Porting to Windows PhoneScale through services. Think4 about using the Cloud as a wayto have your app consumeservices.8 9. Tips in Porting to Windows PhoneGet to know the third party5 controls market for WindowsPhone. Its a great place to start.9 10. Tips in Porting to Windows Phone If youre new to Silverlight or XNA, the 6 App Hub (http://create.msdn.com) is your new best friend.10 11. Tips in Porting to Windows Phone Learn how to market your app for 7 Windows Phone. This will be discussed the last mini-lesson of the day.11 12. QuestionsFrdric HarperDeveloper Evangelist @ Microsoft Canadafredh@microsoft.com@fharperwebnotwar.caoutofcomfortzone.net12 13. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view ofMicrosoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond tochanging market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part ofMicrosoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after thedate of this presentation.MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TOTHE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION. 2011 Microsoft Corporation.All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.