How to Clone a Windows Phone App in SDK Training


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Cloning a Windows Phone app

Continuing on with our work in persisting data to isolated storage, let's convert the Sonnets app from using a flat XML file into using the onboard SQL CE database. In order to get ready to do that work we're going to do something that I do all the time, and something probably you'll need to do, which is to take an existing running Windows Phone app and copy it--a.k.a. clone--it and change the name and make it a new app. There are number of steps involved, so let's go through them one by one, and then we can verify that we have the new app under the new name, properly running in the emulator before we start making changes.

Step number one is to open up the directory containing all of your source code files which probably still also contains a Bin directory and an obj directory. No matter what you do in changing all these source code files and rebuilding the solution, if you don't delete these two directories first, the emulator and the device are not going to load your code, so...

Cloning a Windows Phone app
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Cloning a Windows Phone app provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Michael Lehman as part of the Windows Phone SDK Essential Training

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