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Architecting Mobile Solutions for the Enterprise by Dino Esposito

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Chapter 10. Developing for Windows Phone

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Windows Phone, the successor to Windows Mobile, is Microsoft’s newest operating system for smartphones. Similar to Apple (and unlike Google), Microsoft exercises strict control over the hardware platform on which Windows Phone applications can run. This makes it easier to write applications because you don’t have innumerable resolutions and varying hardware capabilities (such as odd sensors or cards) to deal with.

The Windows Phone application programming interface (API) and development ...

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