Weekly Planner is an example application for planning weekly schedule e.g. for students and school kids. The application demonstrates usage of pivot control, custom tabular UI component, content editing and storing local data.
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Weekly Planner

This example application demonstrates how to build custom user interface controls for Windows Phone using Microsoft Silverlight.

App design

This example application is hosted in GitHub: https://github.com/Microsoft/weekly-planner-wp

Developed with:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express for Windows Phone 2012.

Compatible with:

  • Windows Phone 7
  • Windows Phone 8

Tested to work on:

  • Nokia Lumia 820
  • Nokia Lumia 920


Make sure you have the following installed:

  • Windows 8
  • Windows Phone SDK 8.0
  • Latest NuGet Package Manager (>2.7.1) from https://nuget.org/ to enable NuGet Package Restore

To build and run the sample:

  • Open the SLN file
    • File > Open Project, select the file wpweeklyplanner.sln
  • Depending on whether you want to run the WP7 or WP8 version of the application, select either wprestaurantapp_WP7 or wprestaurantapp_WP8 as a StartUp Project.
  • Select the target, for example 'Emulator WVGA'.
  • Press F5 to build the project and run it on the Windows Phone Emulator.

To deploy the sample on Windows Phone device:

About the implementation

Important folders:

Folder Description
/ Contains the project file, the license information and this file (README.md)
wpweeklyplanner_WP7 Root folder for the WP7 implementation files.
wpweeklyplanner_WP8 Root folder for the WP8 implementation files.
wpweeklyplanner_WP7/Content Graphic files.
wpweeklyplanner_WP7/Properties WP7 Application property files.
wpweeklyplanner_WP7/SampleData Application sample data.
wpweeklyplanner_WP7/Themes Application specific theming.
wpweeklyplanner_WP7/ViewModels ViewModels of the application.
wpweeklyplanner_WP8/Content Graphic files.
wpweeklyplanner_WP8/Properties WP8 Application property files.

Important files:

File Description
MainPage.xaml.cs Class responsible for displaying the pivot view of the application.
WeeklyGrid.cs Custom control based on System.Windows.Controls.Control. Describes the view of a single day.
EventViewModel.cs View model class describing a single event saved by the user.
MainViewModel.cs View model class responsible for loading event data from disk and maintaining clipboard.
WeeklyEvent.cs Custom control based on System.Windows.Controls.Button that visualises a single event saved by the user in the grid of a single day.

Known issues

No known issues.


See the license file delivered with this project. The license is also available online at https://github.com/Microsoft/weekly-planner-wp/blob/master/License.txt

Version history

  • 1.3.0 Add support for 720p resolution and NuGet package restore.
  • 1.2.0 Bug fixes and changes based on reviews
  • 1.1.0 Bug fixes and changes based on reviews; published on the Nokia Developer website.
  • 1.0.1 Support for Windows Phone OS version 7.1
  • 1.0.0 First version.