Last week the Patterns & Practices team announced the availability of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Guide. The guide describes a scenario around a fictitious company named Tailspin that has decided to include Windows Phone 7 as a client device for their existing cloud-based application.
The book consists of seven chapters:
- Introducing Windows Phone 7
- Designing Windows Phone 7 Applications
- The Tailspin Scenario
- Building the Mobile Client
- Using Services on the Phone
- Connecting with Services
- Interacting with Windows Marketplace
Tailspin sample application is provided in two versions: just the Windows Phone 7 client or the combined Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure application. The simplified version allows you to test the version locally with simulated services without the need to install Azure development environment on your machine.
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