Microsoft are determined to get more apps out there and today they released three new starter kits for Windows Phone developers. By using these starter kits you can create a real app with the minimum amount of work and customise the results.
Here are the three starter kits…Download any and get started with Windows Phone development.
Windows Phone Starter Kit for Podcasts
The Windows Phone Starter Kit for Podcasts allows you to easily create a Window Phone 7 for any podcast that provides a valid Rss Feed. This kit provides background audio, live tile updates, history tracking, twitter intergration and much more.
Starter Kit for WordPress
This starter kit helps you turn a WordPress blog into a Windows Phone application quickly and easily. By uploading a pre-written WordPress plugin and changing one line of configuration file, your Windows Phone application is able to connect to and read from your WordPress blog. All that will remain is the creative theming of your application to match your blog!
Starter Kit for Schools
This Starter Kit is targeted at schools, universities, teams, clubs and other organizations that want to develop a customized mobile identity. Content is driven by simple configuration settings and includes support for multiple RSS feeds and the application is fully customizable. All source code and a sample theme is included as well as being available on GitHub.