In this chapter we are going to see how to create a silverlight Windows Phone 7 Application using Visual Studio 2010. Here in this chapter we will create a Hello World Application and try to run it in Windows Phone 7 Emulator to check the working mode of the application. Let us see the steps involved in designing the Hello World application using the visual studio 2010 IDE.
1.Start visual studio 2010 IDE.
2. Select new project
3. Select silverlight windows phone project
4. Provide a name for the project as shown in the screen above.
5. Clicking on ok will create the application.
Now drag and drop controls from the toolbox to get some user input and show the output Hello World.
Click and drag the textblock and change the Text name as Hello World in the properties menu.
Now execute the project. Check the output by pressing F5 in the keyboard directly or by pressing the play button from the Visual studio IDE tool bar and we can see the output in the windows Phone 7 Emulator as shown in the screen below.