A lot of discussion has been going on since Microsoft’s MIX10 Conference about the Windows Phone 7 Series. There were a lot of tools made available to get developers up and running so they can create the great stuff that we will be able to have on that handset later this year.

Well how would you like an opportunity to learn about this development process through an online course?

Well over at the MSDN Channel 9 site they are providing the Windows Phone 7 Series Developer Training Kit course:

  • This Training Kit will give you a jumpstart into the new Windows Phone world by providing you with a step-by-step explanation of the tools to use and some key concepts for programming Windows Phones
  • This training kit is geared for beginners who want to get started with developing applications for the latest Windows Phone operating system. Even if you don’t know Silverlight or XNA Framework, you’ll find this Training Kit useful. More seasoned Silverlight developers should also find this kit useful, as it explains some of the differences between Silverlight and Silverlight for the phone.

Although it is targeted towards beginners they indicate experience using Visual Studio .NET and .NET Framework is an audience prerequisite.  You must also be running Windows Vista or Windows 7.

The course is comprised of three main units:

So what kind of great stuff are you going to develop for the Windows Phone 7 Series?