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Windows Phone Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach, Second Edition by Emanuele Garofalo, Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati

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C H A P T E R  9

In the Cloud

In recent years, the mobile device market has increased because modern phone devices encompass more than the simple necessity to make a call. This chapter covers interactions with services “in the cloud.” You will see how Windows Phone is designed to enable users to always remain connected to the services they need.

The recipes in this chapter describe how to do the following:

  • 9-1. Interact with WCF
  • 9-2. Access OData Services
  • 9-3. Create a feed reader
  • 9-4. Create a Google API–based translator
  • 9-5. Use push notification

9-1. Interacting with WCF

Problem

You want to build an application that interacts with a service by using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).

Solution

You need to create your service (or get ...

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