Windows Phone Recipes

A Problem Solution Approach

Authors: Ferracchiati, Fabio Claudio, Garofalo, Emanuele

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  • Are you interested in smartphone development? Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named Mango) is packed with new features and functionality that make it a .NET developer's dream. This book contains extensive code samples and detailed walkthroughs that will have you writing sophisticated apps in no time!

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About this book

Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named Mango) marks a significant upgrade to Microsoft’s smartphone products. Packed with sophisticated new features and functionality, the device is a .NET developer’s dream, easily programmable using Silverlight, XNA and C#.

Windows Phone Recipes utilizes a proven problem-solution approach, providing a concise guide to all the phone’s features in recipe book format. First, the problem you're facing is identified. Then, a clear explanation of the solution is given, supported by a fully-worked code sample that demonstrates the feature in action.

All aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution are covered. You'll find recipes that unlock advanced user interface features, deal with data storage, integrate with cloud services, add media and location services, and much more. It's everything you'll need to put a professional polish on your Windows Phone 7.5 applications!

About the authors

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 Ferracchiati.com.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction to Windows Phone Application Development

    Ferracchiati, Fabio Claudio (et al.)

    Pages 1-41

  • Windows Phone Execution Model and Multitasking

    Ferracchiati, Fabio Claudio (et al.)

    Pages 43-96

  • User Interface

    Ferracchiati, Fabio Claudio (et al.)

    Pages 97-177

  • User Interface with Expression Blend

    Ferracchiati, Fabio Claudio (et al.)

    Pages 179-200

  • Gestures

    Ferracchiati, Fabio Claudio (et al.)

    Pages 201-221

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4138-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4137-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Windows Phone Recipes
Book Subtitle
A Problem Solution Approach
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati and Emanuele Garofalo
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4138-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4138-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4137-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXIV, 492
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