For developers new to the Windows Phone 7platform, whether .NET, iPhone, or Android developers, this book starts by introducing you to the features and specifications of theWindows Phone series, and then leadsyouthrough the complete application development process. You'll learn how to useMicrosoft technologies like Silverlight, .NET, the XNA Framework, Visual Studio, and Expression Blend effectively, howto take advantage of the available sensors such as the location service, accelerometer, and touch, make your apps location-aware using GPS data, utilize the rich media capabilities ofthe Windows Phoneseries, and much more. Finally, you'll receive a full tutorial on how to publish and sell your application through the Windows Phone Marketplace. What you'll learn Discover the specifications and capabilities of Windows Phone series phones and how to harness the power in your applications Understand how the Windows Phonerelatesto Silverlight, .NET, the XNA Framework, Visual Studio, and ExpressionBlendand how to use those tools most effectively to develop phone apps Learn how to develop applications take advantage of the available sensors such as the location service, accelerometer, and touch gestures Develop rich media applications that harness the graphics capabilities of Windows Phone models Understand the correct way to design and develop Windows Phone 7 applications utilizing the Model-View-ViewModel architecture Step through the process of publishing your application to the Windows Phone Marketplace Who this book is for
If you're a .NET developer, this book is primarily for youyou're eager to learn how to use their existing skills to develop for the new Windows Phone 7 platform. If you're an iOS or Android developer, this is an ideal guide for you to learn how to expand the market for your existing applications.This does assume some knowledge of C#, managed code in general, and a basic level of familiarity with Visual Studio
Software developers proficient in other languages will also find this book helpful to get up to speed with developing Silverlight- and .NET-based Windows Phone applications
Anyone with a curiosity about creating Windows Phone applications, or the platform itself, will find many interesting pages in this book. Table of Contents Introduction to the Windows Phone 7 and Marketplace Silverlight User Interface Development Handling Input on WindowsPhone 7 Windows Phone 7 Programming Model Windows Phone 7 AdvancedUI Development Windows Phone 7 Advanced Programming Model Building 2D Games with the XNA Framework Advanced XNAFramework Development "
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