NDC 2012

Norwegian Developers Conference  

Bringing Wordfeud to WP7 and Windows 8

06 June 2012 16:20 - 17:20

This winter a development team from BEKK has worked closely with Bertheussen IT, Microsoft and Nokia to bring the massively popular game Wordfeud to WP7 and Windows 8. In this sessions Jonas will share lessons learned while porting the game, and showcase how the game takes advantage of the various unique features of each platform.

The sessions will cover a range of topics such as; how to port an iOS designed application to the Metro design language, why taking advantage of Live Tiles is important, how to use operating system features such as Charms, Lock Screen Apps, Launchers & Choosers and more.

The session will also cover the more technical aspects of architecting an application for maximum code reuse across Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8. Jonas will demonstrate 4 different techniques for enabling reuse of code.

Microsoft Mobile