Adam Stephensen was joined by Windows Phone Developer Evangelist Dave Glover from Microsoft to talk about Windows Phone 8 development.

They look at how far Windows Phone has come since the release of Windows Phone 7, how it is tracking against its competitors, where it fits into the market, and the opportunities Dave sees for developers in the Windows Phone Marketplace.

In this video, they discuss:

  • The range of hardware running the platform
  • Key apps for the platform
  • How it’s easier to build apps for Windows Phone than any other platform
  • What’s new in Windows Phone 8
  • How to get your app noticed on the Marketplace

About the speakers

Mr Windows Phone

Dave Glover has worked for Microsoft for 17 years mostly in the Developer Platform Group. The first 10 years were with Microsoft UK, and he later transferred to Microsoft Australia in 2004. He has worked in various roles including people management and across a broad spectrum of infrastructure and developer technologies with a variety of customers and partners

His main technical skills include development of Web applications, Web Services, Standards based SOAs and Mobile devices. He is also interested in Operating Systems (not just MS ones), communications and collaboration technologies, gadgets and in general have a fairly good and realistic view of Microsoft and the general IT Industry directions.

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