Build for both Windows Phone and Windows 8

This is a repository with links to resources regarding how to build apps for both Windows Phone and Windows 8.


Inside Windows Phone 61 – Building for Windows Phone and Windows 8 – The Basics [Video]

Build For Both: Windows and Windows Phone – Matt Hidinger [Presentation at Build 2013]

Tips and Highlights from Developing Mobile apps for Windows [Blog post]

Building Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 [MSDN Magazine, July 2013]

Building .NET Code for Windows 8 Store and Windows Phone 8 [Video]

Build Apps for Both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Jump Start [Microsoft Virtual Academy]

Writing a Cross-Platform Presentation Layer with MVVM [MSDN Magazine, September 2013]


This App Is Brought to You by MVVM – Hulu Case Study – Matthias Shapiro and Zachary Pinter [Presentation at Build 2013]

IOC Containers and MVVM [MSDN Magazine, February 2013]

Messenger and View Services in MVVM‎ [MSDN Magazine, March 2013]

Using the MVVM Pattern in Windows 8‎ [MSDN Magazine, Windows 8 Special Issue]

Maximizing the Visual Designer’s Usage with Design-Time Data‎ [MSDN Magazine, April 2013]

Commands, RelayCommands and EventToCommand‎ [MSDN Magazine, May 2013]

Leveraging Windows 8 Features with MVVM‎ [MSDN Magazine, July 2013]

Portable Class Library


Real World Stocks source (Windows & Windows Phone)

Hue For Both – Windows and Windows Phone

Social Media Dashboard Sample



Rajen Kishna – Windows Phone and Windows 8 starting template


MVVM Light


ReviewNotifier NuGet

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