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Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Emanuele Garofalo, Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati

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Chapter 9. In the Cloud

In last years the mobile device's market is increased because modern devices covers more than the simple necessity to make a call. This chapter covers interactions with services "in the cloud." You will see how Windows Phone 7 is designed to enable users to always remain connected to the services they need.

The recipes in this chapter describe how to do the following:

  • Interact with WCF

  • Create a feed reader

  • Create a Google API–based translator

  • Use push notification

Interacting with WCF

Problem

You want to build an application that interacts with a service by using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).

Solution

You need to create your service (or get the address of the service that you want to query), and add a reference to that ...

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