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Essential Windows Phone 7.5: Application Development with Silverlight Shawn Wildermuth

Essential Windows Phone 7.5: Application Development with Silverlight

Shawn Wildermuth

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ISBN : 9780321752130
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476 pages
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Essential Windows Phone 7.5 is the definitive guide to creating powerful, visually compelling mobile applications that take full advantage of Microsofts Windows Phone 7.5 platform. Nine-time Microsoft MVP Shawn Wildermuth draws on his extensiveMoreEssential Windows Phone 7.5 is the definitive guide to creating powerful, visually compelling mobile applications that take full advantage of Microsofts Windows Phone 7.5 platform. Nine-time Microsoft MVP Shawn Wildermuth draws on his extensive experience teaching Silverlight and Windows Phone development, helping you to get started fast and master techniques that lead to truly outstanding apps. After introducing the latest version of Windows Phone, Shawn Wildermuth dives directly into the essentials, emphasizing best-practice examples and illustrating with code. Youll build a complete application from start to finish, then build on your skills with increasingly sophisticated techniques. From planning and design through application delivery, Shawn Wildermuth guides you through the entire mobile development lifecycle, showing how to make the most of Windows Phone 7.5s most important new capabilities. Whether youre a .NET or Silverlight developer going mobile, or an experienced mobile developer moving to Windows Phone, Essential Windows Phone 7.5delivers all the skills youll need. Coverage includesLeveraging Microsofts breakthrough Metro design languageUsing phone features such as email, calling, search, Web browsing, and the cameraDesigning the look and feel of your user interface with XAMLInteracting with users via Panorama, Pivot, and other controlsMastering the new Silverlight Toolkit for Windows Phone 7.5Choosing the right application paradigm and functionality for your specific appIncorporating touch, vibration, motion, and sound into your interfacesWorking with Windows Phone 7.5s unique hubs and tilesBuilding location-based services that work with the phones GPSStoring data in Isolated Storage or Windows Phone 7.5s database supportMultitasking reliably, without compromising performanceIntegrating external data via REST, conventional Web services, and push notificationsPreparing your application for the Windows Phone Marketplace