Using the Microsoft Live SDK

The Microsoft Live SDK is a set of APIs that allow developers to integrate a user’s Windows Live account and related services within a Windows Phone application. This chapter will walk through the necessary steps to download and install the SDK, as well as how to incorporate the Live Connect APIs to authenticate a user, retrieve a user’s list of Hotmail contacts and calendar information, and access files in a user’s SkyDrive1 account.

In this chapter, we will go over the following recipes:

  • 13-1. Install the Live SDK
  • 13-2. Register Your Windows Phone App with the Live Connect Developer Center
  • 13-3. Authenticate ...

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