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.