Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (May 26, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430233710
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430233718

eBook Description:

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: A Problem-Solution Approach. 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.

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

Put a professional polish on your Windows Phone 7 development with Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach!

Are you interested in Windows Phone 7 configuration and development? Learn to build, configure, and distribute your applications using a wide variety of step-by-step recipes. This book contains extensive code samples and detailed walkthroughs.

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.

About the Author

A prolific writer on cutting-edge technologies, Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati has contributed to more than a dozen books on .NET, C#, Visual Basic, and ASP.NET. He is a .NET Microsoft Certified Solution Developer and lives in Milan, Italy. You can read his blog at

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