101 Windows Phone 7 Apps, Volume 1: Developing Apps 1-50 by Adam Nathan

By Adam Nathan

Obtained an exceptional thought for an app? There’s a bankruptcy for that!

Calling all builders: home windows telephone 7 is commencing to achieve traction, and the chance is yours to promote the following killer app! one hundred and one home windows cell 7 Apps is a publication sequence like no other–best-selling writer and Microsoft developer Adam Nathan walks you thru the method of creating one zero one actual, strong, assorted, and marketplace-certified Silverlight purposes. You not just get on-line entry to the whole resource code and similar resources, however the ebook is chock filled with suggestions, warnings, and recommendation that could in simple terms come from Adam’s adventure of writing such a lot of entire purposes and promoting them within the home windows cell Marketplace.

Imagine how lengthy it should take you to boost and attempt 50 apps and what kind of you will study from the adventure. instead of spending all that point ranging from scratch, use this e-book to hit the floor working! even if you just make beauty adjustments to apps during this booklet (for instance, growing kid-themed versions), repurpose apps (such as construction a loan calculator in response to bankruptcy 10’s tip calculator), or construct whatever thoroughly precise, this booklet can vastly speed up your improvement time and assist you create high quality apps. promote your apps within the home windows mobilephone industry and make this e-book pay for itself!

Volume I includes the 1st 50 apps and covers the following:
* every thing you want to learn about Silverlight
* absolutely exploiting mobilephone good points equivalent to the applying bar, hardware/software keyboards, multi-touch, accelerometer, microphone, and more
* utilizing wealthy controls corresponding to pivots, panoramas, and controls in unfastened toolkits, similar to date/time pickers, toggle switches, charts, and graphs
* construction your personal customized controls, together with well known ones lacking from the platform, equivalent to a checkable checklist field, multi-select picker field, and colour picker
* commonly appropriate pages, equivalent to a photo-cropping web page and accelerometer-calibration page
* find out how to make your app appear and feel like a first-party app
* sensible tips about a variety of issues, even buying and developing sound results, utilizing customized fonts, and developing icons

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Normally used with the design-time namespace, whose attributes should be ignored at run-time. The first three namespaces are almost always used in Windows Phone apps. IsVisible to True. The status bar is the top area of the phone that displays the time and, based on various factors, signal strength, battery charge, and more. As a developer, you can’t do anything with the status bar other than show or hide it. The last two namespaces, and the corresponding mc:Ignorable, d:DesignWidth, and d:DesignHeight attributes that are plopped in every page, add a lot of If you’re frustrated by how long it takes to open XAML files in Visual Studio and clutter, so many examples in this book you don’t care about previewing the remove them.

Some of the Metro guidelines, especially around capitalization, are nonintuitive and take getting used to, but this book reinforces the guidelines throughout. Why do Windows Phone apps predominantly use white text on a black background? It’s also an artistic choice. However, black is not only meant to be fashionable, but also powerconscious. Most Windows Phones use organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens. Such screens can be great for power consumption (because they don’t require a backlight), but the amount of power consumed varies based on the color and brightness of the screen.

Monospace Bold Throughout this book, and even in this introduction, you’ll find a number of sidebar elements: What is a FAQ sidebar? A Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) sidebar presents a question you might have about the subject matter in a particular spot in the book—and then provides a concise answer. Digging Deeper Sidebars A Digging Deeper sidebar presents advanced or more detailed information on a subject than is provided in the surrounding text. Think of Digging Deeper material as something you can look into if you’re curious but can ignore if you’re not.

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