Chapter 3. Building Windows Phone 7 Applications Using Cloud Services As Data Stores

There's lots of buzz today about cloud computing technology. The cloud truly empowers you, as the developer, to focus on building an application and off-loading the infrastructure needs to the cloud.

Suppose you have developed an application where businesses can take a picture of invoices and track the money spent, like QuickBooks. In Windows Phone, you can easily use the isolated storage covered in Chapter 13. The problem with isolated storage is that the storage space is tied to the phone; it can differ from manufacturer to manufacturer; and, most importantly, many users will store music, videos, and documents, which can quickly consume the storage space on the ...

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