Tidy is a "to-do list" prototype application that leverages a lot of the new features Windows Phone mango release.
If you like the walk-through, the Windows Phone Mango training kit has hands-on-labs that show step-by-step instructions for building it. In the training kit, you will find the following (and other) labs:
- Local database hands-on-lab.
- Alerts and Reminders hands-on-lab.
- Start Tile pinning hands-on-lab
- Background Transfer hands-on-lab shows you how to use the new background transfer APIs to upload and download a backup of the database to your local machine.Background agents hands-on-lab
In this episode Luke Nyswonger, the doc lead for Windows Phone, does a walk-through of all the great improvements they made to the docs in the Mango beta release.
- A great What's new page that you can use to get to all the feature overviews, code-samples, etc..
- The samples and how-to walkthroughs are now a bit more scenario oriented.
- They moved the User experience Design guidelines from a PDF to an HTML format and they literally doubled the amount of content that went into the UX guidelines.
- They moved the certification requirements from a PDF to an HTML format, and they've included the test steps so you can ensure you test ahead of time (or if you fail certification you've repro steps).
- They've a very nice "developer resources page" in the apphub that aggregates all the content that Windows phone developers will need.