Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

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. It covers  all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs. 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 estures library both from XNA Framework library and Silverlight Windows Phone Toolkit library.

Put a professional polish on your Windows Phone 7 development with Windows Phone 7 Recipes!

What you’ll learn

  • Get full exposure to designing, developing, testing, and distributing your Windows Phone 7 applications
  • Create compelling user interfaces using Silverlight and Expression Blend
  • Understand how to work with device data using isolated storage, LINQ, and XML serialization
  • Extend your application to the cloud using push notifications and web-based services
  • How to distribute your application via the Windows Phone Marketplace

Who this book is for
Existing .NET and Windows Mobile developers will find this book of great use. Developers moving to Windows Phone 7 programming from other areas such as iOS development will find its quick-reference layout especially valuable.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Developing Windows Phone 7 Applications
  2. Windows Phone 7 Execution Model
  3. The User Interface
  4. The User Interface With Expression Blend
  5. Gestures
  6. Sensors
  7. Media Management
  8. Isolated Storage
  9. In the Cloud
  10. Testing Windows Phone 7 Applications

Book Details

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Apress (May 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430233710
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430233718
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    Fantastic. Thanks

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