Windows Phone 7 Programming for Android and iOS Developers
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: August 2011
Pages: 336

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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