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Basic Windows Phone application with Expression Blend

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This article explains how to create first Windows Phone application using Expression Blend

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Windows Phone 7.5
Created: vdharankar (26 Dec 2012)
Last edited: hamishwillee (04 Jul 2013)



This article serve as a kick starter in Windows Phone application development and programming. Its a step by step procedure on how to create your first windows phone application using Expression Blend for Windows Phone

How to...

  • Start Expression blend from programs –
  • Select File -> New Project
  • Select Windows Phone Application

  • Click OK to finish and let Expression Blend create the project for you
  • Once finished, adjust view percentage to fit the phone screen on display

  • Press F5 to run App in emulator, this may take some time but it will be one time startup delay.
  • Emulator will start and app will be running.
  • Observe the various windows and contents in Expression Blend

  • Select “Page Name” TextBlock control and Modify its contents by clicking on it
  • Run application by pressing F5


The above tutorial explains an easy way of creating your first Windows Phone app and use of Expression Blend.

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