Today We would discuss type of Windows Phone project we can create and how to create first project in Expressions Blend with Visual Studio 2013.

Steps To create windows Phone PoTo create a Windows Phone project

  1. On the File menu click New Project
  2. In the New Project dialog box, under Project types, click Windows Phone.(Under Store Apps in Update 2)
  3. Create new Windows Phone project dialog.

From the list on the right side of the dialog box, select one of the following types of projects:


Windows Phone application   

A project for creating a Silverlight for Windows Phone application


Windows Phone Databound application   

A Silverlight for Windows Phone project that uses data and command bindings to support loose coupling between a View and a ViewModel.


Windows Phone Panorama application   

A Silverlight for Windows Phone project that uses the Panorama control to create a panorama-style application.


Windows Phone Pivot application   

A Silverlight for Windows Phone project that uses the Pivot control to create a tabbed-style application.


Windows Phone Control Library   

A project for creating custom controls that can be reused across other Windows Phone applications.


In the Name box, type a name for the project.

In the Location box, browse to the folder where you want to store the project.

In the Language box, select either Visual C# or Other Language.

In the Version box, select either 8.0 or 8.1.

Click OK.


You have successfully created your first project in Expression Blend for Windows Phone.


Hope you enjoyed , See you next time.

See Also

Another important place to find a huge amount of Windows Phone related articles is the TechNet Wiki itself. The best entry point is Windows Phone Resources on the TechNet Wiki.