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Microsoft Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook by Kevin Dockx, Gill Cleeren

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Building your first data-driven Windows Phone 7 application

As mentioned in the introduction, this first WP7 recipe will guide us through the development of the general structure of the Blu-ray collector application. With WP7, we have the choice between Silverlight and XNA as our development platform. Since the latter is aimed at developing games, the choice for Silverlight to build our app with is quite logical. In this recipe, we'll be creating a few screens for our application, use navigation between the screens and in general, look at how our Silverlight knowledge can be leveraged on WP7. The data we'll be using is hardcoded in the phone application. We'll be looking at how we can access it over a service in the coming recipes. Later recipes ...

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