Pro Windows Phone App Development
The Windows Phone 7 platform, now recently updated, provides a remarkable opportunity for Windows developers to create state-of-the-art mobile applications using their existing skills and a familiar toolset. Pro Windows Phone 7 Development, Second Edition helps you unlock the potential of this platform and create dazzling, visually rich, and highly functional applications for the Windows Phone Marketplace-including using new features like copy-and-paste and API improvements in the NoDo and Mango update waves.For developers new to the Windows Phone platform-whether .NET, iPhone, or Android developers-this book starts by introducing the features and specifications of the Windows Phone series, and then leads you through the complete application development process. You'll learn how to use Microsoft technologies like Silverlight, .NET, the XNA Framework, Visual Studio, and Expression Blend effectively, how to take advantage of the device's sensors with the location service, accelerometer, and touch, how to make your apps location-aware using GPS data, how to utilize the rich media capabilities of the Windows Phone series, and much more. Finally, you'll receive a full tutorial on how to publish and sell your application through the Windows Phone Marketplace. And in this second edition, learn quickly and easily how to take advantage of new API capabilities and HTML5 support right in your browser.
- Paperback | 664 pages
- 190 x 232 x 38mm | 1,120.37g
- 22 Dec 2011
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
- Berlin, Germany
- 2nd ed.
- XXIII, 664 p.
About Rob Cameron
Rob Cameron is an industry architect with the Developer Platform Evangelism team at Microsoft, working on mobility and entertainment solutions. Rob has more than 13 years of solutions architecture and software engineering experience, with the last few years focused on the Internet, mobility, and entertainment space. You can read more about Rob s current work at http://blogs.msdn.com/robcamer.
Table of contents
Introduction to Windows Phone and Marketplace User Interface Development Handling Input on Windows Phone Windows Phone Data Persistence and Networking Programming Model Integrating with the Windows Phone Platform Windows Phone Advanced UI Development Advanced MVVM, Services, and App Connect XNA Framework for Games and Applications Advanced XNA Framework Development Building Top-Rated Applications for Windows Phone