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Introduction to Windows Phone Application Development

This chapter introduces Windows Phone, including its device hardware characteristics and software development tools. After this introduction, you will learn how to create simple applications and how to deploy them. Finally, you are going to look at the application's distribution via Windows Phone Marketplace. The recipes in this chapter describe how to do the following:

  • 1-1: Examine Windows Phone hardware
  • 1-2: Examine Windows Phone development tools
  • 1-3 and 1-4: Create a simple Windows Phone Silverlight and XNA application
  • 1-5: Create a simple Silverlight and XNA mixed application
  • 1-6 and 1-7: Deploy a Windows Phone application on both the emulator and device
  • 1-8: Put a ...

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