PacktLib: Windows Phone 8 Application Development Essentials

Windows Phone 8 Application Development Essentials

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

XAML in Windows Phone

Types of XAML objects

Working with data

Summary

App Design – Best Practices

First impression

The golden circle – people don't buy what you do, people buy why you do it

Why? how? what? – planning

Commands and navigation

Touch in the Windows Phone 8 application

Branding in the Windows Phone application

Principles for UI/UX

Summary

Building a Windows Phone 8 Application using MVVM

The project structure

Folder structure

Model

ViewModel

Bindings

The MVVM Light Toolkit

Creating the application "SociAgg"

Summary

Integrating with Windows Phone

Isolated storage

The Settings API

The File API

Implementing tile notification

Background agents

Toast notifications

Launchers

Choosers

Summary

Integrating with Twitter and Facebook

Facebook for developers

Twitter integration

Summary

Index