Dev Tip – Suggested Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools and Resources

Some handy resources for developers interested in creating apps for the Windows Phone 7 ecosystem have recently been shared via the Canadian OpenData Experience Coding Resources portal. The following resources and materials are handy for any mobile developer or anyone who’s just interested in hacking some OpenData.

http://axiom3d.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Open source 3D engine using C# and the .NET framework. Provides full support for DirectX, OpenGL and XNA on Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Windows Phone.

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/eb5ec31a-9e37-4f44-8308-1314026d96d3

Axiom 3D Game templates to help you get started

http://xbox.create.msdn.com/en-US/education/catalog/sample/game_state_management

A simple screen manager template done by Microsoft themselves. Perfect starting point for any Windows Phone project.

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/f9645de3-2050-4e4f-b2c8-61928c3ec636

This is a basic physics tutorial. Involves gravity, collision detection as well as using the accelerometer in the device.

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/e69b3fe4-0b13-4eeb-8bfe-ab2f964b011c

Tutorial for utilizing hold, drag, tap, flick, and pinch gestures for Windows Phone

http://xbox.create.msdn.com/en-US/education/catalog/?contenttype=0&devarea=11&platform=54&sort=1

Tile based RPG tutorial. Useful for tile based designs, basic AI, collision and exposing XML files

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh184843%28v=VS.92%29.aspx

Windows Phone app store submission guidelines

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsPhoneTrainingCourse

Windows Phone Training Course

http://farseerphysics.codeplex.com/

An extended version of the Box2D.XNA port. Fully featured physics engine for use on WP7 projects.

Source: http://canadianopendataexperience.com/pages/coding-resources

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