Working with ListBoxes in a Windows Phone Application: Listing 1.

XAML for creating a ListBoxItemTemplate.

<ListBox x:Name="ContactListBox" >
  <ListBox.Resources>
    <DataTemplate x:Key="ListBoxItemTemplate">
    <TextBlock Text="{Binding}" 
                 Style="{StaticResource PhoneTextLargeStyle}" 
                   Margin="12,0,12,12"/>
    </DataTemplate>
  </ListBox.Resources>
  <ListBox.ItemTemplate>
    <StaticResource ResourceKey="ListBoxItemTemplate"/>
  </ListBox.ItemTemplate>
  <sys:String>Item 1</sys:String>
  .......
  <sys:String>Item 30</sys:String>
</ListBox>

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Nick Randolph runs Built to Roam, a consulting company that specializes in training, mentoring and assisting other companies build mobile applications. With a heritage in rich client applications for both the desktop and a variety of mobile platforms, Nick currently presents, writes and educates on the Windows Phone platform.