Pro Windows Phone App Development by Rob Cameron

By Rob Cameron

The home windows cellphone 7 platform, now lately updated, provides a amazing chance for home windows builders to create cutting-edge cellular purposes utilizing their present abilities and a well-recognized toolset. Pro home windows cell 7 improvement, moment Edition helps you release the potential for this platform and create spectacular, visually wealthy, and hugely practical functions for the home windows mobilephone Marketplace—including utilizing new gains like copy-and-paste and API advancements within the NoDo and Mango replace waves. For builders new to the home windows telephone platform—whether .NET, iPhone, or Android developers—this e-book begins through introducing the good points and requisites of the home windows mobilephone sequence, after which leads you thru the entire program improvement strategy. you will easy methods to use Microsoft applied sciences like Silverlight, .NET, the XNA Framework, visible Studio, and Expression mix successfully, the right way to reap the benefits of the device's sensors with the location provider, accelerometer, and contact, the best way to make your apps location-aware utilizing GPS information, easy methods to make the most of the wealthy media functions of the home windows cell sequence, and masses extra. eventually, you are going to obtain an entire educational on the best way to submit and promote your software in the course of the home windows mobile market. And during this moment variation, research fast and simply tips on how to make the most of new API functions and HTML5 aid correct on your browser. What you’ll study The necessities and features of the home windows telephone sequence and the way to harness that strength on your functions To understand its relationship to Silverlight, .NET, the XNA Framework, visible Studio, and Expression mix and the way to take advantage of these instruments such a lot successfully to strengthen home windows mobile apps how one can enhance functions that make the most of the on hand sensors, similar to position provider, accelerometer, and contact gestures how you can boost wealthy media functions that harness the pix services of home windows telephone types the right kind approach to layout and improve home windows mobilephone 7 purposes using the Model-View-ViewModel structure the method of publishing your software to the home windows mobile market Who this e-book is for if you are a .NET developer, this e-book is basically for you—you're wanting to methods to use your present talents to advance for the hot home windows mobile 7 platform. if you are an iOS or Android developer, this can be an awesome consultant so you might find out how to extend the marketplace for your current functions. This does suppose a few wisdom of C#, controlled code mostly, and a uncomplicated point of familiarity with visible Studio. And in case you are a informed home windows mobile 7 developer, wake up to hurry quick with the hot API endpoints and HTML5 browser help within the Mango replace. software program builders expert in different languages also will locate this e-book useful to wake up to hurry with constructing Silverlight- and .NET-based home windows cellphone purposes. desk of Contents advent to home windows cell and market person Interface improvement dealing with enter on home windows telephone home windows cellphone facts patience and Networking Programming version Integrating with the home windows Phone Platform home windows cellphone complex UI improvement complicated MVVM, prone, and App attach XNA Framework for video games and functions complicated XNA Framework improvement  development superior functions for home windows mobile

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At some point in the future Windows Phone will also be available with an HVGA (480 ȕ 320) display to provide for additional hardware differentiation. Microsoft will provide tools and guidance to assist developers with creating applications that support both resolutions. NET), you will be well on your way to correctly writing applications that work well on both resolutions. For XNA Framework-based games, the Windows Phone9s powerful hardware scaler can assist with scaling assets as needed, whether to allow sharing of assets with Xbox and PC versions of a game or to assist with scaling assets for the HVGA version of Windows Phone when it becomes available at some point after initial launch.

Silverlight for Windows Phone includes additional functionality to make underlying device capabilities available to developers such as the built-in sensors, tasks, and choosers to enable selecting a contact, send an SMS or email, and so on. NET Framework for Silverlight is compatible between Silverlight for the Web/desktop and Silverlight for Windows Phone. Hello for Windows Phone Now that you have a high-level overview of the application platform and programming model, let9s dive a little bit deeper into Silverlight development with the Windows Phone Developer Tools.

Likewise, who would have guessed that Nintendo would have made a comeback like it did with the Wii? Competition is a wonderful thing for consumers. Expect even more competition and dynamism in the mobile device market! NET Framework, Silverlight, or XNA Game Studio developer, you are well on your way to having the skills needed to create great Windows Phone applications. However, there are many unique aspects to mobile device development, as well as features that are specific to Windows Phone, that require new skills.

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