Exercise 1: Create a New Windows Phone Application
In this exercise, you will create, deploy and run a simple Windows Phone 7 application. The application will accept input from a text box. You will add a button to the application and create a button click method to copy the text property from the Text Box to the text property of a Text Block.
Task 1 – Creating a New Windows Phone 7 Application Project in Visual Studio 2010
In this task, you will create a Windows Phone 7 application from the Silverlight for Windows Phone application templates.
Task 2 – Adding Controls to the Application
In this task, you will add controls to the application page and write the code necessary to copy the text property from a Text Box control to a Text Block.
Task 3 – Adding a New Page to the Application
Windows Phone 7 applications are composed of pages that contain controls. In this task, you will add a new page to the application and add a button to the main page that will navigate to the new page. You will learn how to use the Navigation Service to transition from page to page. The Navigation Service provides a consistent interaction for the user by maintaining the order of the visited pages so that the hardware back button will return the user to the previous pages in reverse order.
Task 4 – Applying Windows Phone Styles in Expression Blend
So far in this lab you have not been concerned with how you application looks. In this task, you will use Microsoft Expression Blend to style your application to conform to the style guidelines for Windows Phone Applications.