Windows Phone 7.5: Building Location-aware Applications
Understand Location Based Services.
Work with Windows Phone Location Service.
Understand how Maps work.
Create a simple Map application and learn to use Geocoding, Pushpins.
Discover Directions with Bing Maps Directions.
Build two real-world windows phone applications – using Eventful.com and AOL Patch.com API
Windows Phone 7.5: Building Location-aware Applications
Windows Phone 7.5 has met with some great initial reviews from all mobile critics. It is poised to be the ‘3rd’ eco-system for mobile, joining Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platform. With Microsoft and Nokia working on multiple devices based on Windows Phone, the platform is a no-brainer enterprise success. Microsoft Office, Email, Skype and a fresh new mobile operating system has been a great champion of a cause for both Microsoft and Nokia.
Windows Phone 7.5: Building Location-aware Applications will teach you to divein to the new Windows Phone Experience. No more 600 page bibles – just the right mix of text and lots of code to get you started! Download eBook Free »
Over 70 recipes for making your own Windows Phone 7 game
Complete focus on the best Windows Phone 7 game development techniques using XNA 4.0
Easy to follow cookbook allowing you to dive in wherever you want
Convert ideas into action using practical recipes
Windows Phone 7 XNA Cookbook
This comprehensive cookbook covers all the essential areas of XNA game development for Windows Phone 7, such as approaches to control the sensors, gestures and typical kinds of cameras. We also have recipes for sprite animation, texture rendering, and graphical user interface development that will give you a powerful tool to work with 2D effects. After this we move onto the more juicy stuff with recipes covering 3D graphic rendering and collision detection, and major ways to improve your loading efficiency. You will also work with Xbox live so you can take your game global. Finally, no mobile game development book would be complete without a look at performance optimization to make your games run faster. Windows Phone 7 XNA Cookbook will equip you with the firepower to rock the game world.
Windows Phone 7 XNA Cookbook is the best choice for you to make a game on Windows Phone 7. The book helps you to master the indispensable techniques to create your games using XNA 4.0. From the basics such as animating a 2D sprite and interacting with the customized graphical user interface to the more challenging such as 3D graphic rendering and collision detection. Download eBook Free »
Over 30 recipes for storing, managing, and manipulating data in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango applications
Simple data binding recipes to advanced recipes for building scalable applications
Techniques for managing application data in Windows Phone mango apps
On-device data storage, cloud storage and API interaction
Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook
Windows Phone 7.5 Mango contains support for apps written in Silverlight or XNA. These apps can store data on the device, and also load and manipulate data from “the cloud” and other web services.
This Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook has a range of recipes to help you apply data handling concepts. You will be able to apply the knowledge gained from these recipes to build your own apps effectively.
This Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook starts with data binding concepts at the UI layer and then shows different ways of saving data locally and externally in databases. The book ends with a look at the popular MVVM software design pattern. The recipes contained in this book will make you an expert in the areas of data access and storage.
All the recipes you need to start creating apps and making money with this Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Silverlight book and eBook
Build sophisticated Windows Phone apps with clean, optimized code.
Perform easy to follow recipes to create practical apps.
Master the entire workflow from designing your app to publishing it.
Silverlight has revolutionized development using Microsoft technologies. It is an excellent tool for mobile application development. The XAML-based markup and familiar C# code are the perfect combination for building apps efficiently and with minimum hassle.
Packed full of recipes containing comprehensive instructions for the tasks required to build modern compelling smartphone apps using Silverlight.
Starting with application design and architecture, you will quickly move on to more technical features and APIs you can implement to make your app stand out. You will use the Camera API to scan barcode, location services to pinpoint the user’s GPS coordinates and accelerometer to provide feedback based on movement of the phone. All of these features can be provided in a slick user interface through the power of Silverlight. Animations, behaviors and XAML provide all you need and more.
Create enterprise-ready websites and applications that access Microsoft SharePoint on Windows Phone 7
Provides step-by-step instructions for integrating Windows Phone 7-capable web pages into SharePoint websites
Provides an overview of creating Windows Phone 7 applications that integrate with SharePoint services
Examines Windows Phone 7′s enterprise capabilities
Highlights SharePoint communities and their use in a Windows Phone 7-connected enterprise
Learn from a distinguished author with hands on experience, and get started with developing SharePoint websites and applications for Windows Phone 7 quickly
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is a reinvention of the Windows Mobile platform and improves productivity by taking a fresh approach to the most common Smartphone business usage scenarios such as e-mail, calendar, contacts, and collaboration. Microsoft SharePoint is a Web technology-based server that can be used to build portals, collaboration sites, and also content management sites.
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 allows you to integrate with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and create enterprise-ready websites and applications that access SharePoint Server on Windows Phone 7.