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Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development


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author   Henry Lee,Eugene Chuvyrov  /   released on   Nov 30, 2010
Tags:   windows-phone-7 , henry-lee , eugene-chuvyrov
Categories:   Windows Phone 7

Product Description

Microsoft is injecting new energy into the smart phone marketplace with the sophisticated Windows Phone 7. This new energy equates to new opportunities for you, the mobile developer. Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development has been written specifically to help you seize these opportunities and begin creating applications for this exciting new mobile device platform.

Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development
starts with the basics, walking you through the process of downloading and setting up the right development tools, including Visual Studio, Expression Blend, Silverlight SDK, and Windows Phone SDK. The book then takes you step-by-step though the development process as you build and deploy a complete application with a highly sophisticated user interface. Finally, you'll receive step-by-step instructions on selling your applications through the Microsoft Phone Marketplace.

What you'll learn


  • Create effective networked applications
  • Leverage your phone’s GPS capabilities from within your application
  • Interact with the phone’s built-in functionality (camera, contacts, maps, accelerometer, video and web browser to name but a few)
  • Construct highly graphical and responsive user interfaces quickly and easily using the features that Microsoft has provided for you
  • How to package and distribute your applications both for personal distribution and through the Windows Phone Marketplace


Who this book is for

This book is for anyone interested in developing applications for the Windows Phone 7. You might be an existing .NET developer looking for a new creative angle or perhaps an iPhone or Android developer looking for a new opportunity.

If you have an understanding of basic .NET coding practices then this book if for you.

About the Author

Henry Lee, founder of New Age Solution, is currently working on Silverlight and Windows Phone applications for both Line of Business Enterprise applications. In particular he is focussing on high-end data visualization tools for operations and sales and marketing applications.

Since founding New Age Solution, he has been active in the development community speaking at IEEE in Jacksonville and the Orlando and Tampa Code Camps.

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