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Build Hello World Mobile Device App

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I am looking for a tutorial that describes how to build a simple mobile device app.

Any references would be appreciated.

Thanks,
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Question by:Dovberman
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by:Dovberman
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XAML is the language used.  

The tutorials are long and complex.

I just need something basic for starters.
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is this what you're looking for?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh974581.aspx

it's a step by step tutorial on building a "hello world" application using XAML
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by:Dovberman
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This is exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks,

I am considering 3 books:

Windows 8 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed [Paperback]
Adam Nathan


Windows Phone 8 Development Internals Paperback

by Andrew Whitechapel

Programming Windows: Writing Windows 8 Apps With C# and XAML [Paperback]
Charles Petzold

Windows Phone 8 Unleashed [Paperback]  - Daniel Vaughan


Essential Windows Phone 8 (2nd Edition) (Microsoft Windows Development Series)
-Shawn Wildermuth

Which do you recommend?

Thanks,
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by:Dovberman
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Thank you
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by:Big Monty
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Cheers!

To answer your question about the books, its hard to say without knowing your end goal. Is all of this for fun or for work? Evaluate each book and see who it's geared to, read the opening chapter of each if thats an option, and see which book fits you and your goals best
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Great suggestion.  Thanks,
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