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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began with an overview of the Wallet Hub—its features and UI elements. You then looked at storing payment instruments in the Wallet and at keeping them up-to-date using a background agent. You saw how to leverage a WCF service using the new asynchronous await features of the .NET framework, and learned a workaround for a missing feature of the WCF service client code generation for Windows Phone.

The chapter then looked at storing membership cards, such as loyalty cards, in the Wallet Hub.

Finally, the chapter looked at placing deals in the Wallet. You saw how to retrieve a list of deals from a WCF service and then saw how to allow the user to save a deal to the Wallet. You saw how to dynamically present a relevant deal ...

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