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Windows Phone 8 Development Internals

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Publisher Comments:

Build and optimize Windows Phone 8 apps for performance and security

Drill into Windows Phone 8 design and architecture, and learn best practices for building phone apps for consumers and the enterprise. Written by two senior members of the core Windows Phone Developer Platform team, this hands-on book gets you up to speed on the Windows 8 core features and application model, and shows you how to build apps with managed code in C# and native code in C++. You’ll also learn how to incorporate Windows Phone 8 features such as speech, the Wallet, and in-app purchase.

Discover how to:

  • Create UIs with unique layouts, controls, and gesture support
  • Manage databinding with the Model View ViewModel pattern
  • Build apps that target Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7
  • Use built-in sensors, including the accelerometer and camera
  • Consume web services and connect to social media apps
  • Share code across Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 apps
  • Build and deploy company hub apps for the enterprise
  • Start developing games using Direct3D
  • Test your app and submit it to the Windows Phone Store

Synopsis:

Drill into Windows Phone 8 design and architecture—and learn best practices for building a variety of applications. Led by two senior members of the core Windows Phone Developer Platform team, you'll learn the underlying technology that will help you build better apps. Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area and shows you how to apply it in your applications—offering you invaluable insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface.

Discover how to:

  • Master the Windows Phone application model
  • Employ built-in sensors to enhance usability and appeal
  • Use media services APIs for video streaming
  • Consume web services and connect to the cloud
  • Bring your application to the marketplace

About the Author

Andrew Whitechapel is a senior program manager for the Windows Phone Application Platform team, performing scoping and design for the application platform (both native and managed). He has written several books, including Windows Phone 7 Development Internals. Sean McKenna is a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Phone Developer Platform team. He has been responsible for a number of key features, including local database support and app-to-app communication.

Table of Contents

ForewordIntroductionCore FeaturesChapter 1: Vision and architectureChapter 2: App model and navigationChapter 3: UI visuals and touchChapter 4: Data binding and MVVMChapter 5: Phone and media servicesChapter 6: SensorsChapter 7: Web connectivityChapter 8: Web services and the cloudChapter 9: Background agentsChapter 10: Local storage and databasesWindows Phone 7 to Windows Phone 8Chapter 11: App publicationChapter 12: Profiling and diagnosticsChapter 13: Porting to Windows Phone 8 and multitargetingChapter 14: Tiles and notificationsChapter 15: Contacts and calendarChapter 16: Camera and photosChapter 17: Networking and proximityChapter 18: Location and mapsNew Windows Phone 8 FeaturesChapter 19: SpeechChapter 20: The WalletChapter 21: Monetizing your appChapter 22: Enterprise appsNative Development and Windows Phone 8 convergenceChapter 23: Native developmentChapter 24: Windows 8 convergenceChapter 25: Games and Direct3DAbout the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735676237
Author:
Whitechapel, Andrew
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
McKenna, Sean
Subject:
.NET languages;C;C#;C++;Microsoft;VB;Windows Phone;Windows Phone 7;Windows Phone 8;XAML;managed code;mobile OS;native code
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Developer Reference
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
1044
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 in

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Drill into Windows Phone 8 design and architecture—and learn best practices for building a variety of applications. Led by two senior members of the core Windows Phone Developer Platform team, you'll learn the underlying technology that will help you build better apps. Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area and shows you how to apply it in your applications—offering you invaluable insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface.

Discover how to:

  • Master the Windows Phone application model
  • Employ built-in sensors to enhance usability and appeal
  • Use media services APIs for video streaming
  • Consume web services and connect to the cloud
  • Bring your application to the marketplace

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