Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach [NOOK Book]


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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.
This book covers all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and
distribution, with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs to support you
every step of the way.

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 gestures
library both from the XNA Framework library and the Silverlight Windows Phone
Toolkit library.

What you’ll learn

  • How
    to design, develop, test and distribute your Windows Phone applications.

  • To
    create compelling user interfaces using Silverlight and
    Expression Blend

  • Understand
    how to work with device data using isolated storage, LINQ, and XML

  • How
    your application can be extended into the cloud using push notifications
    and web-based services.

  • To
    distribute your application for sale using the Windows Phone Marketplace

Who this book is for

Existing .NET and Windows Mobile developers
will discover that this is just the book for them. Developers moving to Windows
Phone 7 programming from other areas, such as iOS development, will also find
its quick-reference format especially valuable.

Put a professional polish on your
Windows Phone 7 development with Windows
Phone 7 Recipes

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Developing Windows Phone 7 Applications

  2. Windows Phone 7 Execution Model

  3. The User Interface

  4. The User Interface With Expression Blend

  5. Gestures

  6. Sensors

  7. Media Management

  8. Isolated Storage

  9. In the Cloud

  10. Testing Windows Phone 7 Applications

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430233725
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 5/25/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet 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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