Essential Windows Phone 7.5: Application Development with by Shawn Wildermuth

By Shawn Wildermuth

Essential home windows telephone 7.5 is the definitive consultant to making robust, visually compelling cellular functions that take complete benefit of Microsoft’s home windows cellphone 7.5 platform. Nine-time Microsoft MVP Shawn Wildermuth attracts on his wide event educating Silverlight and home windows mobile improvement, aiding you to start quick and grasp strategies that result in actually impressive apps.


After introducing the newest model of home windows cell, Shawn Wildermuth dives without delay into the necessities, emphasizing best-practice examples and illustrating with code. You’ll construct an entire software from begin to end, then construct in your abilities with more and more subtle innovations.


From making plans and layout via program supply, Shawn Wildermuth courses you thru the full cellular improvement lifecycle, exhibiting the way to utilize home windows telephone 7.5’s most crucial new features. even if you’re a .NET or Silverlight developer going cellular, or an skilled cellular developer relocating to home windows telephone, Essential home windows mobilephone 7.5 delivers the entire abilities you’ll want.


Coverage includes

  • Leveraging Microsoft’s step forward Metro layout language
  • Using telephone positive factors similar to e mail, calling, seek, net looking, and the digicam
  • Designing the appear and feel of your person interface with XAML
  • Interacting with clients through landscape, Pivot, and different controls
  • Mastering the recent Silverlight Toolkit for home windows cellphone 7.5
  • Choosing the fitting program paradigm and performance in your particular app
  • Incorporating contact, vibration, movement, and sound into your interfaces
  • Working with home windows mobile 7.5’s targeted hubs and tiles
  • Building location-based providers that paintings with the phone’s GPS
  • Storing info in remoted garage or home windows telephone 7.5’s database aid
  • Multitasking reliably, with out compromising functionality
  • Integrating exterior info through leisure, traditional internet companies, and push notifications
  • Preparing your software for the home windows cell Marketplace
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The emulator This emulator will be the primary way you will debug your applications while developing applications for Windows Phone.

5 (code-named Mango). 5 into a book for this next version of the phone. Obviously you know the answer to that question. It has been a long road to get the right story for this book, and to help both beginners and existing Silverlight developers to learn from the book. My goal was always to allow readers to get started writing apps quickly, while also including the information that leads to great apps. Because of the relative size of these minicomputers we keep in our pockets, knowing when to pull back is often the key to a great application.

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