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Windows Application Development Cookbook by Marcin Jamro

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Chapter 8.  Internet-based Scenarios

In this chapter, the following recipes will be covered:

  • Opening a website in a default browser
  • Presenting a website within a page
  • Composing an e-mail message
  • Starting a phone call
  • Launching a Skype call
  • Opening a map in an external application
  • Showing a map within a page
  • Drawing icons, polylines, and polygons on a map
  • Adding a custom marker to a map
  • Getting the coordinates of a clicked point on a map
  • Launching GPS-based navigation
  • Calling API methods
  • Downloading a file from the Internet

Introduction

Could you imagine your daily life without the Internet? It is used by many people, almost non-stop, for browsing websites, sending e-mails, calling, using maps, and navigation, as well as sharing diverse content using social ...

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