CHAPTER 10

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Windows Phone 8 Data Access

We end this book by learning the data access options available for Windows Phone apps. This chapter starts by discussing the code sharing techniques between Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps and then introduces you to the Windows Phone built-in database option, SQL Server Compact for Windows Phone, and walk you through the procedure to get started with the Windows Phone app development. We then port the Bill Reminder Windows 8 app that we built in Chapter 6 to a Windows Phone app using the SQLServer Compact database as data storage. Finally we briefly introduce you to the other data storage options that we ...

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