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Migrating to Windows Phone by Jeff Blankenburg, Jesse Liberty

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CHAPTER 7

Get a Job: Interacting with User Data

In nearly every application that you build, you're going to have that moment when you wish you had access to the users' data. Maybe it's contacts or phone numbers, or maybe you want to save a ringtone to their devices. In any case, Windows Phone makes it easy to interact with all sorts of user data, both retrieving and saving back to the phone.

This chapter will cover the Microsoft.Phone.Tasks namespace, which provides the APIs that you will use to access user data. We'll discuss the importance of each available task, and how and when you should use it. We'll also provide sample code to get you started. At the end of this chapter, we'll introduce the Microsoft.Phone.UserData namespace, which is ...

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