Calling all developers: Windows Phone 7 is starting to gain traction, and the opportunity is yours to sell the next killer app! 101 Windows Phone 7 Apps is a book series like no other–best-selling author and Microsoft developer Adam Nathan walks you through the process of building 101 real, robust, diverse, and marketplace-certified Silverlight applications.
The Windows Phone 7 platform provides a remarkable opportunity for Windows developers to create state-of-the-art mobile applications using their existing skills and a familiar toolset. For iOS and Android developers, this book provides the right level of content to help developers rapidly come up to speed on Windows Phone. Pro Windows Phone 7 Development will help you unlock the potential of this platform and create dazzling, visually rich, and highly functional applications for the Windows Phone Marketplace....
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.
This book 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. Their Windows Azure-based application named Surveys is described in detail in a previous book in this series, Developing Applications for the Cloud on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform.
Get started building your own apps and utilities for Windows Phone 7—expertly guided by award-winning author Charles Petzold. Focusing on Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 and the C# language, you’ll learn how to extend your existing skills to this new mobile platform—mastering the core tools and techniques you need to get productive quickly. As always, Charles brings a unique combination of pragmatism and inspiration to his instruction—along with a wealth of hands-on examples.
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is a reinvention of the Windows Mobile platform and
improves productivity by taking a fresh approach to the most common Smartphone
business usage scenarios such as e-mail, calendar, contacts, and collaboration. Microsoft
SharePoint is a web technology-based server that can be used to build portals,
collaboration sites, and also content management sites.
Windows Phone 7 allows you to integrate with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and create
enterprise-ready websites and applications that access Microsoft SharePoint Server on
Windows Phone 7.
Understand Location Based Services.
Work with Windows Phone Location Service.
Understand how Maps work.
Create a simple Map application and learn to use Geocoding, Pushpins.
Discover Directions with Bing Maps Directions.
We’ve come from different backgrounds and locations to write this book—Michael is
a Silverlight MVP who lives in Singapore; Massimo lives in Europe and worked at
Microsoft on the Windows Phone team; and Timothy lives in the United States and
was the technical proofreader for other Manning books on WPF and Silverlight.
Against all this diversity, our shared passion for Silverlight and mobile applications
brought us together to produce this book.
Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development, Second Edition 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 selling your applications through the Windows Phone Marketplace. ...
We decided that we should write a book about something we enjoy doing to share with our fellow developers to fulfill their dreams. This is how our journey started. When the startup company NewAgeSolution.net was founded, the company emphasized delivering compelling rich Internet applications using Silverlight. The company enjoyed great success, with eight employees, delivering amazing Silverlight applications that you can read about in a Microsoft case study.
CONTENT: Compare Apple’s Objective-C and Microsoft’s C#: “second cousins twice removed” Build rich, compelling user interfaces based on Silverlight, XAML, and events Move from Apple’s Xcode to Visual Studio 2010 and from Interface Builder to Expression Blend Leverage hardware and device services, including the accelerometer, GPS, photos, contacts, e-mail, and SMS Create dynamic application
In Windows Phone 7.x it was only possible to sell an application at a fixed price through the Windows Phone Marketplace (now the Windows Phone Store) This was the only way you could get paid for the application
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he award-winning Microsoft .NET Development Series was established in 2002 to provide professional developers with the most comprehensive, practical coverage of the latest .NET technologies. Authors in this series include Microsoft architects, MVPs, and other experts and leaders in the field of Microsoft development technologies. Each book provides developers with the vital information and critical insight they need to write highly effective applications.
Welcome to Beginning Windows 8 Application Development: XAML Edition. When I was first asked to produce
a sample table of contents for what my Windows 8 development book would include, I spent a lot of time
thinking about the aspects of Windows 8 development that I felt would be most important to help a developer
just learning to write software in a XAML-based environment.
As the world's leading spreadsheet application, Excel has a huge user base. The release of Office 2010 brings major changes to Excel, so Excel For Dummies comes to the rescue once more!
In the friendly and non-threatening For Dummies style, this popular guide shows beginners how to get up and running with Excel and helps more experienced users get comfortable with new features.
Excel is the number one spreadsheet application worldwide, and Excel For Dummies is the number one guide to using it...
When using GUI-based software, we often focus so much on the interface that we forget about the general concepts required to use the software effectively. Access Database Design & Programming takes you behind the details of the interface, focusing on the general knowledge necessary for Access power users or developers to create effective database applications. The main sections of this book include: database design, queries, and programming.