Developing an Advanced Windows Phone 7.5 App that Connects to the Cloud

Developing an Advanced Windows Phone 7.5 App that Connects to the Cloud

“Developing an Advanced Windows Phone 7.5 App that Connects to the Cloud” is available online and as a pdf download. This guide provides an end-to-end walkthrough of how to create an advanced Windows Phone 7.5 app that integrates with remote Windows Azure-based services.

Description

Testability is a major focus of the guide, since as Windows Phone applications grow in complexity and size they can become difficult to test and maintain. The application presented in this guide combines a number of patterns in order to increase the testability of the application. The guide also highlights a number of essential tools that can greatly increase developer productivity when building an advanced application.

This guide teaches how to :

– Use Windows Phone 7.5 features including push notification, live and secondary tiles, and background tasks.
– Manage state and perform navigation.
– Authenticate and transfer data with a cloud service.
– Improve maintainability and testability of your application by using the Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) pattern.

Table of Contents

  • The Tailspin Scenario
  • Building the Mobile Client
  • Using Services on the Phone
  • Connecting with Services
  • References and Appendices

Book Details

Author(s): David Britch, Francis Cheung, Adam Kinney, Rohit Sharma
Publisher: Microsoft Inc.
Format(s): PDF, HTML
File size: 4.22 MB
Number of pages: 208
Link(s): Download PDF. | Read online.








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