In this post I am going to show you How to launch the Marketplace programmatically.
follow the below mentioned steps:
Step-1 Create a new Silverlight Windows Phone Application
Step-2 In your MainPage.cs and add a using directive to the Microsoft.Phone.Tasks namespace.
Step-3 Add the following in the constructor of MainPage.cs after calling the InitializeComponent() method:
var task = new MarketplaceHubTask();
task.ContentType = MarketplaceContentType.Applications;
Step-4 Run the application by pressing F5 Key.