Publisher: For Dummies; 1st edition (August 9, 2011)
Windows Phone 7 Application Development For Dummies
Whether you’re a budding developer or a professional programmer, this four-color reference covers all the details for developing applications specifically for the Windows Phone 7 platform. The straightforward-but-fun approach tackles not only building an application that is sellable and fulfills user demands, but also shows you how to navigate getting your apps into the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace.
Guides both novice and professional developers through building amazing applications for the new Windows Phone 7 platform
Covers working with graphics, designing games, selling apps, and more
Provides a helpful introduction to Windows Phone 7 to set a foundation for the app development process
Addresses architectural options for your Windows Phone 7application
Takes a look at the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and helps guide you through the submission process
Learn to build great applications for the new Windows Phone 7 platform!
If you’re ready to get started developing your own apps for the new Windows Phone 7 platform, then open up Windows Phone 7 Application Development For Dummies and see how it sparkles!
Windows Phone 7 is the new and improved mobile platform for all Windows smartphones. The new platform has been completely rebuilt from the ground up and this guide walks you through everything that’s new, from the look and feel to the underlying code to the revamped home screen and user interface experience. Placing special focus on the features and functionality that is shared across all Windows Phone 7 series models, this fun and friendly book covers a wide range of how-to topics on everything from making simple calls to using your handheld device as a mobile computer.
Explores the exciting new Windows Phone 7 and the completely revamped platform that will revolutionize the way you experience mobile phone use
Shows you how to personalize your interface and exchange and sync information with your Windows PC
Covers how to download, install, and use Mobile Office applications
Demonstrates creating, downloading, exchanging, and sharing digital media, such as photos, videos, sound, and music files with other mobile device and PC users
Unleash the full power of your Windows Phone 7!
Windows Phone 7 For Dummies takes your Windows Phone 7 experience to a whole new level!
Learn to develop for the new Windows Phone 7 platform
With a special focus placed on the new Windows Phone 7 (WP7) design guidelines and technologies, this reference helps you extend your knowledge so that you can learn to develop for the new WP7 platform. The team of authors presents topic-by-topic comparisons between WP7 and Android and the iPhone, enabling you to learn the differences and similarities between them. This indispensible coverage prepares you for making the transition from programming for Android and the iPhone to programming for the exciting new WP7.
Covers the exciting new technology of Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and serves as ideal reference for Android and iPhone developers who are eager to get started programming for the WP7
Zeroes in on the differences between programming for Android and the iPhone, making it much easier for you to learn and practice
Offers various real-world programming scenarios to enhance your comprehension
Demonstrates how to set up your development environment, create the User Interface, use local data storage, leverage location and maps, and use system services
Discusses how to handle security issues
Windows Phone 7 Programming for Android and iOS Developers: Start programming for the WP7 today with this book by your side.
Discover the core concepts essential for developing apps for Windows Phone
Silverlight and XNA provide you with a powerful development platform and key tools for programming Windows Phone 7 series applications. This book offers a foundation for using the tools required for Windows Phone 7 development, including Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition, the Windows Phone 7 Series SDK, and Silverlight. Experienced authors provide you with detailed coverage on developing accordingly for an application’s lifetime, accessing cloud services, and developing notification services.
Explains how to use the most up-to-date tools and development platforms to create applications for the Windows Phone 7
Walks you through developing notification services and location services
Demonstrates ways to generate revenue by deploying your apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace
Details the steps for enabling trial periods for applications and providing updates and new versions of apps
Beginning Windows Phone 7 Application Development: Building Windows Phone Applications Using Silverlight and XNA
If you’re eager to get started developing applications for the Windows Phone 7, then this is the beginner guide for you.