Develop exciting applications for the WP7 operating system
In order to create new applications for Windows Phone 7 (WP7), it is critical to have a strong understanding of the architecture of the new WP7 operating system. With a special focus placed on the WP7 design guidelines and technologies, and a look at the system architecture and basic development environment setup, this authoritative reference presents you with coverage of the core mobile application development concepts you need to know before you start developing apps. The team of authors covers the most important topics of WP7 from an Android/iOS developer's point of view, thereby providing you with a strong foundation so you can start programming for WP7 right away.
Windows Phone 7 Programming for Android and iOS Developers:
Presents topic-by-topic comparisons between WP7 and Android and the iPhone so you can see the differences and similarities between them
Highlights application frameworks, UI design, location and maps, and 2D and 3D graphics
Discusses data storage in a WP7 application, as well as leveraging cloud storage
Looks at web services and push notifications
Covers an application's interaction with the underlying phone system
Shares valuable information on security application frameworks in iOS, Android, and WP7
Includes sample projects to illustrate certain programming patterns and application programming interface usage
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