Introduction

Authoring a book on mobile development with a title that starts with "Pro" is a daunting task. Put in too much introductory material and you lose the knowledgeable developer looking to take his application to the next level. Breeze through key concepts and the cross-platform professional mobile developer may struggle learning how to work with targeting a relatively new platform in Windows Phone 7.

Another challenge is culling down what to cover between Silverlight and the XNA Framework. Both are fabulous and interesting technologies so I strived to cover both in a single text, though this book is more geared toward Silverlight developers who are interesting in learning about the XNA Framework as well.

This book provides a comprehensive ...

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