Microsoft releases demo app in Windows Phone Store to show off Windows Phone App Studio

Microsoft releases demo app in Windows Phone Store to show off Windows Phone App Studio
To show off the capabilities of the Windows Phone App Studio, Microsoft is offering a demo app to those who visit the Windows Phone Store. The app shows off many of the features that the App Studio helps bake into developers' handiwork such as various data sources, different layouts, customized backgrounds, use of action words and more.

For those not familiar with the Windows Phone App Studio, it allows anyone to build an app for the platform in just four steps. Even if the only code you know is Morse, you can become a developer. The app available in the Windows Phone Store was built using the App Studio. If one of your New Year's resolutions is to get down to work and build an app for your Windows Phone, you probably will want to download and install the App Studio.

To see how the Windows Phone App Studio works, check out the slideshow below. Then, click on the sourcelink below.

source: WindowsPhoneAppStudio, DemoApp via WMPoweruser



8. tumchaaditya

Posts: 71; Member since: May 21, 2012

Looks good... I wonder why Apple has not come up with something similar that will promote self-app-development among iDevice users.

7. ialex123

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 18, 2013


4. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Loveing the UI. This is why i wish WP had a background picture (in the app drawer). @rodney, i don't hate WP, but there are a lot of things i hate about it, like how slow it is (as in getting features that other platforms had for years), how uncustomizable it is (got bored of my l920 and gave it to a friend and bought the xperia z).... I could go on and on but don't think i'm saying android is perfect either coz it has a lot of shortcomings (of a differet kind tho) so don't be all over me when i make my comments about WP, i have my opinions and u have urs. the only reason i give a damn about WP is because of nokia. end of story! Any hoo I have a couple of ideas (pretty simple but unique) but i don't think this can help me. I don't know what to do.

5. xq10xa

Posts: 813; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

I have been using an HTC One and Moto X. I went back to my Lumia 1020...I just can't do it. It is so slow and my third replacement 1020 also suffers from the "Mura Effect" on the AMOLED screen. Has alot of blotches if you see it in low brightness. The camera is just too slow to react because the phone doesn't have the power to support it. I used my friends 1520....and OH MAN....that is like night and day. It moves so much faster than the 1020 and looks fantastic. It's almost as if the screen has a higher HZ rate or something....Granted it's still WP8 and doesn't compare to a full OS but it's a great leap forward for Nokia. I believe the 1520 is the best WP out there, no doubt.

9. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Fair enough...

3. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

This look cool!

2. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Good Job Microsoft. Good Job Nokia. Good Job WP Team....

1. Tamer81

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

THAT EASY? I'm going to give it a try!

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yeah, looks very easy. The UI and its color is also looking too cool. Will surely try it.

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