Windows Phone

Windows Phone 8 Application Development Essentials

Windows Phone 8 replaces Windows Phone 7 devices with the Windows NT kernel found on many Windows 8 components. Windows 8 will give you more options to develop better and more visually appealing PC and Tablet applications.A practical guide that will show you how you how to create testable MVVM applications keeping in mind the best UI practices. You will learn how to integrate peripheral sensors and social portals like Facebook and Twitter into your applications. This book shows the advantages of using modern patterns instead of the traditional way of programming.

Pro Windows Phone App Development, 3rd Edition

The Windows Phone 8 platform provides a remarkable opportunity for Windows developers to create state-of-the-art mobile applications using their existing skills and a familiar toolset. Pro Windows Phone App Development, Third Edition, helps you unlock the potential of this platform and create dazzling, visually rich, and highly functional applications for the Windows Phone Store and bring you up to speed on the new features the Windows Phone 8 API provides.

Windows Phone 7.5 Application Development with F#

Windows Phone is an OS which is also a platform in itself and provides an opportunity for application developers to build their apps and sell them on the Windows Phone Marketplace. Windows Phone is slowly catching up in the race with iOS and Android. Although well suited for scientific and mathematical calculations, the Windows Phone Platform provides an opportunity to program in F#.

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Game Development

Creating fun, sophisticated games for Windows devices large or small has never been easier! With masses of example code and fully working games for you to download and run straight away Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Game Development is your ideal first step into modern games development. This book gives you everything you need to realize your dreams and produce fantastic games that will run on all Windows 8 devices from desktops to tablets to phones. You can code once and run everywhere. The ubiquity of Windows 8 devices makes this opportunity to good to miss!

Professional Windows Phone 7 Application Development

The inclusion of Silverlight and XNA on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 offers you the opportunity to create unique applications for this smart phone. Using tools such as Visual Studio, Expression Blend, and the device emulator, this book shows you how to take your Windows Phone 7 applications from the drawing board to the marketplace. Helpful examples throughout the book and on the website demonstrate how to design and lay out a Windows Phone 7 application, interact with the device, and even sell your applications.

Windows Phone 7 Developer Guide

This guide describes a scenario around a fictitious company named Tailspin that has decided to include Windows Phone 7 as a client device for their existing cloud-based application. Their Windows Azure-based application named Surveys is described in detail in a previous book in this series, DevelopingApplications for the Cloud. 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.

Pro Smartphone Cross-Platform Development

Learn the theory behind cross-platform development, and put the theory into practice with code using the invaluable information presented in this book. With in-depth coverage of development and distribution techniques for iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Android, you'll learn the native approach to working with each of these platforms. With detailed coverage of emerging frameworks like PhoneGap and Rhomobile, you'll learn the art of creating applications that will run across all devices. You'll also be introduced to the code-signing process and the distribution of applications through the major application stores, including Research In Motion (BlackBerry), Apple, and Microsoft.

Windows Phone 7 Recipes

Developers are racing to discover how to develop for Windows Phone 7 - and there is no quicker resource to help you get up to speed than Windows Phone 7 Recipes. This book covers all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution, with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs to support you every step of the way. Learn to use sensors such as the camera, GPS, and accelerometer to build cutting-edge applications. Manage the new way to interact with applications using the gestures library both from the XNA Framework library and the Silverlight Windows Phone Toolkit library.

Beginning Windows Phone App Development

Beginning Windows Phone App Development starts with the basics, walking you through the process of downloading and setting up the right development tools, including Visual Studio,Expression Blend, Silverlight SDK, and Windows Phone SDK. It then takes you step-by-step though the development process as you build and deploy a working application, complete with a sophisticated user interface. Finally, you'll receive step-by-step instructions on packaging and selling your applications through the Windows Phone Marketplace.

Windows Phone 7 XNA Cookbook

Complete focus on the best Windows Phone 7 game development techniques using XNA 4.0. Easy to follow cookbook allowing you to dive in wherever you want. Convert ideas into action using practical recipes. Apply the tap, flick, hold and drag gestures on Windows Phone 7 touch screen for different situations. Understanding the XNA content pipeline for improved game asset processing and management. Hook up your game to Xbox Live.

Essential Windows Phone 7.5

Essential Windows Phone 7.5 is the definitive guide to creating powerful, visually compelling mobile applications that take full advantage of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 platform. Nine-time Microsoft MVP Shawn Wildermuth draws on his extensive experience teaching Silverlight and Windows Phone development, helping you to get started fast and master techniques that lead to truly outstanding apps.

Windows Phone 7 in Action

Windows Phone 7 in Action is a hands-on guide to programming the WP7 platform. It zips through standard phone, text, and email controls and dives head-first into how to build great mobile apps. You'll master the hardware APIs, access web services, and learn to build location and push applications. Along the way, you'll see how to create the stunning visual effects that can separate your apps from the pack. Written for developers familiar with .NET and Visual Studio. No WP7 or mobile experience is required.

 

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