Chapter 12. Launchers and Choosers

In This Chapter

The internal workings of chooser event tombstoning

Providing directions using the built-in Maps app

Sending emails, SMS messages, and making calls

Sharing links on social networks

Launching the built-in Marketplace app

Launching the built-in web browser app

Launching the phone’s network settings pages

Playing local and remote media files

Capturing images

Saving ringtones

Retrieving the user’s contacts and appointments

Data binding to ListBox.SelectedItems

Windows Phone apps execute within a sandbox and lack direct access to phone services like email and messaging. Launchers and choosers allow your app to reach outside the sandbox in a safe and system friendly way to ...

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