What's next for Windows Phone 8 development

July 21, 2014

You’ve successfully created your first Windows Phone app if you’ve followed the steps in How to create your first app for Windows Phone 8. Now, learn more about how to design, develop, and sell great apps.

This topic contains the following sections.

Learn about Windows Phone 8 development from start to finish or pick only the topics that interest you from these online courses of video instruction and demos.

Build intuitive, responsive, and visually pleasing apps. Make your apps stand out in the Windows Phone Store.

Design library for Windows Phone

Implementing Windows Phone app design

App structure and navigation models for Windows Phone

Make sure your app performs well under real-world conditions before you publish it to the Store. Look over the checklist in Testing apps for Windows Phone 8. Try the following SDK tools.

Simulation Dashboard for Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone Application Analysis for Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone Store Test Kit for Windows Phone 8

Review the requirements for publishing your app. Explore additional ways to attract buyers and generate income.

Submit your app

Creating trial apps for Windows Phone 8

In-app purchase for Windows Phone 8

Find details about the classes, methods, properties, and events that you want to use in your app.

Windows Phone API reference

Pick from a large number of samples to learn how specific controls, features, and types of apps work.

Windows Phone Samples

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