Create incredible Windows Phone apps using Silverlight with Packt's new book

October 2011 | Cookbooks



Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook is a new book from Packt aimed at developers and designers who want to create Windows Phone apps using Silverlight. Written by Jonathan Marbutt and Robb Schiefer. Jr, the book is laid out in a cookbook style, presenting examples in form of recipes, giving readers the choice to go directly at any topic or follow topics throughout a chapter to gain in-depth knowledge.



Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook starts off with application, design and architecture and then moves on to more technical features and APIs . Readers will be able use the Camera API to scan barcode, location services to pinpoint the user’s GPS coordinates and accelerometer to provide feedback based on movement of the phone. All of these features can be provided in a slick user interface through the power of Silverlight. Animations, behaviors and XAML provides more than what one expects.

Using the book, developers will learn to use XAML and Blend along with animations to bring interfaces to life and utilize the web services to the fullest. They will understand how the process of sending Push notification to users saves time and battery and to create unique touch gestures for the application taking it to a whole new level. Finally, readers will be able to generate revenue and share their app with the world through the Windows Phone marketplace.

Loaded with recipes containing comprehensive instructions for the tasks required to build modern, compelling smartphone apps using Silverlight, this book is written for developers and designers of all levels. This book is out now! For more information, please visit : http://www.packtpub.com/windows-phone-7-silverlight-cookbook/book

 


Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook
 All the recipes you need to start creating apps and making money with this Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Silverlight book

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/windows-phone-7-silverlight-cookbook/book

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