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Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook

By : Robb Schiefer Jr., Jonathan Marbutt, Robb Schiefer
Book Image

Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook

By: Robb Schiefer Jr., Jonathan Marbutt, Robb Schiefer

Overview of this book

Silverlight has revolutionized development using Microsoft technologies. It is an excellent tool for mobile application development. The XAML-based markup and familiar C# code are the perfect combination for building apps efficiently and with minimum hassle.Packed full of recipes containing comprehensive instructions for the tasks required to build modern compelling smartphone apps using Silverlight.Starting with application design and architecture, you will quickly move on to more technical features and APIs you can implement to make your app stand out. You will 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 provide all you need and more.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers



Jonathan Marbutt

Robb Schiefer Jr.


Cory Smith

Kelum Peiris

Tom McLeod

Acquisition Editors

David Barnes

Steven Wilding

Development Editor

Hithesh Uchil

Technical Editor

Pallavi Kachare

Copy Editor

Leonard D'Silva

Project Coordinator

Zainab Bagasrawala


Aaron Nash


Monica Ajmera


Geetanjali Sawant

Production Coordinator

Alwin Roy

Cover Work

Alwin Roy