Professional Windows Phone 7 Application Development
Building Applications and Games Using Visual Studio, Silverlight, and XNA
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: October 2010
Pages: 600

Test and deploy rich mobile applications for Windows Phone 7

The inclusion of Silverlight and XNA on Microsoft's WindowsPhone 7 offers you the opportunity to create unique applicationsfor this smart phone. Using tools such as Visual Studio, ExpressionBlend, and the device emulator, this book shows you how to takeyour Windows Phone 7 applications from the drawing board to themarketplace. Helpful examples throughout the book and on thewebsite demonstrate how to design and lay out a Windows Phone 7application, interact with the device, and even sell yourapplications.

Professional Windows Phone 7 ApplicationDevelopment:

  • Provides an overview of Windows Phone 7 tools and user interfacebasics

  • Explains how to use the panorama, pivot and map controls,navigate between pages, and work with application settings

  • Shares techniques for working with multiview applications,autorotating, and autosizing

  • Offers advice for understanding application lifecycle managementand XNA game development

  • Uncovers tips for utilizing taps, touches, and gestures, andworking the camera

  • Includes downloadable examples from the website and discussesbest practices for building mobile applications

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