Manage Mango apps data in Windows Phone with Packt's new book

November 2011 | Cookbooks

Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook is a new book from Packt aimed at developers and designers who want to create data-driven apps using the Windows Phone platform. Written by Ramesh Thalli, 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 is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft, and is the successor to its Windows Mobile platform, although incompatible with it. Unlike its predecessor, it is primarily aimed at the consumer market rather than the enterprise market.

Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook starts off with data binding concepts at the UI layer and then shows different ways of saving data locally and externally in databases . Readers will be able explore different on device database options such as commercial Perst, open source SQLite and Microsoft’s SQL CE and will learn to create and consume simple web services and understand LINQ features.

Using the book, developers will learn to scale the applications and work with WCF web services. They'll also understand REST and call different social media services like Twitter and RSS Feeds. Finally, the book will end by giving the reader an insight into the the popular MVVM software design pattern making them experts in the areas of data access and storage.

Loaded with recipes containing comprehensive instructions to convert apps from other mobile platforms to Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. This book is written for developers and designers who have basic understanding of C#, XAML and Silverlight and want to build data-driven apps, or a line of business applications using the Windows Phone platform. This book is out now! For more information, please visit : http://www.packtpub.com/windows-phone-7-5-for-storing-managing-manipulating-data-cookbook/book.

 



Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook
 Over 30 recipes for storing, managing, and manipulating data in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango applications

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/windows-phone-7-5-for-storing-managing-manipulating-data-cookbook/book

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