101 How to on WP – How to #13 – Play with MarketPlace Hub Task in WP7 - by @F5Debug
In this short tutorial we are going to see how to use the Market Place Hub task, this task is used to launch the MarketPlace application on the device where we can specify the type of application (basically a category) from the market place. The content type can be of a music or application based on the search content type from the user perspective based on the requirement. So basically we can use this task to search a wide category of application from the Windows Phone Market place. Let us see the steps on how to achieve this task in real time for a Windows phone application.
Open Visual Studio 2010 IDE and create a new Silverlight for Windows Phone project with a valid project name as shown in the screen below. Once the project is created add some controls which are used to trigger the Market Place Hu Task as shown in the screen below.
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