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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began with an overview of how local databases are deployed to Windows Phone.

The chapter explored the code-first approach to data model creation and walked through a sample Twitter timeline viewer that caches data in a local database, during which you explored several facets of LINQ to SQL including entity creation, change tracking, and entity multiplicity.

The chapter then looked at the database-first approach to data model creation. You saw how to retrieve a local database file from isolated storage and how to use the SqlMetal tool to generate a data model from a database.

The chapter then examined a custom navigation service that allows navigation from a viewmodel without reliance on the built-in navigation of the phone, ...

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