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June 21, 2012

Windows® Phone 7 Development Internals--Covers Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 7.5

Microsoft Press

Windows Phone 7 Development Internals

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Sebastopol, CA—Drill into Windows Phone 7 design and architecture—and learn best practices for building a variety of applications with Windows® Phone 7 Development Internals (Microsoft Press, $59.99 USD). Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area, and shows you how to apply it in your applications. If you're an experienced .NET developer familiar with Microsoft® Silverlight®, you'll gain deep insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface.

Discover how to:

  • Master the Windows Phone application model, including its lifecycle and events
  • Use Silverlight UI controls to create engaging applications
  • Manage databinding and decouple architectural layers with the Model View ViewModel pattern
  • Employ built-in sensors such as Assisted GPS, the accelerometer, and camera
  • Use media services APIs for video streaming, as well as audio input and playback
  • Consume web services and connect to the cloud through Windows Azure™
  • Apply Windows Phone 7.5 enhancements, such as multitasking and Fast Application Switching

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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), including v7.5 (Mango) and future releases. He is responsible for core parts of the platform, including the application packaging/install database and services, the application execution manager, and the resource manager (memory, CPU, thread pool, etc). He has written several books, including the Microsoft Press books Microsoft .NET Development with Microsoft Office and Inside C# (for which he was a co-author), as well as numerous articles for MSDN Magazine and other publications.

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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0790145336651.do

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Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Andrew Whitechapel
Print ISBN: 9780735663251   Ebook ISBN: 9780735663237  
Pages: 836
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