Free online book “Windows Phone 7 Developer Guide” from Microsoft. This guide describes a scenario around a fictitious company named Tailspin that has decided to encompass Windows Phone 7 as a client device for their existing cloud-based application.
In addition to describing the client application, its integration with the remote services, and the decisions made during its design and implementation, this book discusses related factors, such as the design patterns used, the capabilities and use of Windows Phone 7, and the ways that the application could be extended or modified for other scenarios. The result is that, after reading this book, you will be familiar with how to design and implement applications for Windows Phone 7 that take advantage of remote services to obtain and upload data while providing a great user experience on the device.
Table of Contents
- Introducing Windows Phone 7
- Designing Applications for Windows Phone 7
- The Tailspin Scenario
- Building the Mobile Client
- Using Services on the Phone
- Connecting with Services
- Interacting with Windows Marketplace
Number of pages: 336
Link: Read online.