Programming Windows Phone 7

Programming Windows Phone 7 

A 1000-page ebook by Charles Petzold.

Published: 2010


Language:    English

Size:               13.1 MB


Develop your first applications for Windows Phone 7 using Microsoft XNA and Silverlight—expertly guided by award-winning author Charles Petzold.

System requirements

Supported operating systems: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
To use this book properly you’ll need to download and install the Windows Phone Developer Tools, which includes Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone, XNA Game Studio 4.0, and an on-screen Windows Phone Emulator to test your programs in the absence of an actual device. 
Part 1 - The Basics
 Windows Phone 7 - Getting Oriented - An Introduction to Touch - Bitmaps, Also Known as Textures - Sensors and Services - Issues in Application Architecture
Part 2 - Silverlight
XAML Power and Limitations - Elements and Properties - The Intricacies of Layout - The App Bar and Controls - Dependency Properties - Data Bindings - Vector Graphics - Raster Graphics - Animations - The Two Templates - Items Controls - Pivot and Panorama
Part 3 - XNA
Principles of Movement - Textures and Sprites - Dynamic Textures - From Gestures to Transforms - Touch and Play - Tilt and Play