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Professional Windows Phone 7 Application Development: Building Applications and Games Using Visual Studio, Silverlight, and XNA
     

Professional Windows Phone 7 Application Development: Building Applications and Games Using Visual Studio, Silverlight, and XNA

by Nick Randolph, Christopher Fairbairn
 

A one-of-a-kind book on Windows Phone 7 development

While numerous books cover both Silverlight and XNA, there lacks a resource that covers the specifics of Windows Phone 7 development. This book fills that void and shares the specifics of building phone applications and games. You’ll learn how to get started with designing, building, testing, and

Overview

A one-of-a-kind book on Windows Phone 7 development

While numerous books cover both Silverlight and XNA, there lacks a resource that covers the specifics of Windows Phone 7 development. This book fills that void and shares the specifics of building phone applications and games. You’ll learn how to get started with designing, building, testing, and deploying mobile applications for Windows Phone 7. Working examples used throughout the book cover how to design and layout a Windows Phone 7 application, interact with the device, and even sell your applications.

  • Fills the void in the market for an instructional book on developing applications for Windows Phone 7
  • Offers an overview of Windows Phone and discusses the necessary tools
  • Explains how to work with multiview applications
  • Addresses tool bars, pickers, table views, navigation controllers, application setting, and user defaults
  • Reviews drawing with XNA, using the camera, and understanding basic data persistence

Explore the exciting possibilties of Windows Phone 7 development with this invaluable reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470891667
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Nick Randolph is a Microsoft MVP in Device Application Development, and a solutions architect at Built To Roam, where he builds rich mobile applications. He is also the author of Professional Visual Studio 2008 and Professional Visual Studio 2010.

Christopher Fairbairn is a Microsoft MVP in Device Application Development and has developed custom solutions and commercial products for platforms including Palm OS, Windows Mobile, iPhone, and J2ME.

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