Book: Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach
You have just bought your new Windows Phone 7 device and would like to start developing applications.
You need to know the device’s hardware characteristics such as screen resolution and memory
capability—but also which sensors and services it provides. Finally, you need to understand what the
Windows Phone 7 operating system provides in order to integrate your application in the best way.
Developers are racing to discover how to develop for Windows Phone 7—and there is no quicker resource to help you get up to speed than Windows Phone 7 Recipes. This book covers all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution, with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs to support you every step of the way.
You'll find recipes that unlock advanced user interface development, data storage and retrieval, integration with cloud services, adding media and location-based services, and working with Silverlight and Expression Blend. Learn to use sensors such as the camera, GPS, and accelerometer to build cutting-edge applications. Manage the new way to interact with applications using the gestures library both from the XNA Framework library and the Silverlight Windows Phone Toolkit library.
What you’ll learn
How to design, develop, test and distribute your Windows Phone applications.
To create compelling user interfaces using Silverlight and Expression Blend
Understand how to work with device data using isolated storage, LINQ, and XML serialization
How your application can be extended into the cloud using push notifications and web-based services.
To distribute your application for sale using the Windows Phone Marketplace
Who this book is for
Existing .NET and Windows Mobile developers will discover that this is just the book for them. Developers moving to Windows Phone 7 programming from other areas, such as iOS development, will also find its quick-reference format especially valuable.
Put a professional polish on your Windows Phone 7 development with Windows Phone 7 Recipes!