Finally wait is over! Award wining author and Microsoft MVP Charles Petzold has completed his 1000-page ebook “Programming Windows Phone 7” that is being offered at no cost as a gift from the Windows Phone 7 team and Microsoft Press to the programming community. This book is for .NET Programmers or who knows the basic principles of .NET programming and working familiarity with the C# programming language.
It is essential guide that help you to know about Microsoft’s new Windows Phone platform and start developing applications for Windows Phone 7 using Microsoft XNA and Silverlight.
This book is divided into three parts. The first part discusses basic concepts of Windows Phone 7 programming using example programs that target both Silverlight and the XNA framework.
The second part of this book focuses entirely on Silverlight, and the third part on XNA 2D. For your convenience, the chapters in each part build upon previous knowledge in a progressive tutorial narrative, and hence are intended to be read sequentially.
To use this book properly you’ll need to download and install the Windows Phone Developer Tools, which includes Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone, XNA Game Studio 4.0, and an on-screen Windows Phone Emulator to test your programs in the absence of an actual device. And You can download either Windows Phone Developer Tools Websetup or Offline ISO image as per your convenience.