Windows Phone 8 overview and the developer oportunity

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Dimitris Ilias - Ganatsios - Microsoft Hellas
@ 18o Techblog Workshop / Athens 30-06-2013

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Windows Phone 8 overview and the developer oportunity

  1. 1. Windows Phone 8 overview and the developer opportunity Dimitris – Ilias Gkanatsios Windows Phone Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Greece
  2. 2. Me, my precious and I
  3. 3. 1. Latest and Greatest Hardware
  4. 4. 2. Internet Explorer 10
  5. 5. 3. Native Code: Killer Games
  6. 6. 4. The Start Screen and Live Apps
  7. 7. 5. 5 awesome consumer features
  8. 8. 6. Nokia Map Technology Great global NAVTEQ Map data Offline map support Map control for developers Turn-by-Turn Directions Street names in Greek Traffic in Greece
  9. 9. 8. Sharing and Activating with NFC
  10. 10. Some facts • Internal estimates that Windows Phone is growing 6x than the overall smartphone market • IDC: WP largest YoY gain (131%), shipped more than other platforms in a lot of markets • Sales 4x more than previous year • >10% market share in some countries • Transactions on store are 200 million per month, revenue up 2.5x since WP8 • Operator billing with 30 carriers in 20 markets • devices in all price ranges • Nokia Lumia 520, 620, 820, 920 • HTC 8X, 8S • Samsung Ativ S • Huawei Ascend W1
  11. 11. Developer tools • Developer tools are completely free: http://dev.windowsphone.com • Visual Studio 2012 • Available emulator • Performance tools • Battery measurement tools • Network simulation tools • Expression Blend • A great UX tool • Easy UI customization • Animations, Styling, Data binding
  12. 12. Register for a developer account • $19 (drop from 99$) till August end! • If you’re a student => www.dreamspark.com (FREE registration) • If you’re a startup => www.bizspark.com (FREE registration) • Full porting guides from iOS and Android available
  13. 13. AppCampus.fi
  14. 14. Thanks! • dev.windowsphone.com • www.studentguru.gr • blogs.msdn.com/devhellas • v-digkan@microsoft.com • facebook.com/dgkanatsios • twitter.com/dgkanatsios • Hint: ping me for any great apps you’ve made, we might feature them 

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