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Windows Phone 7.5: Building Location-aware Applications by Zeeshan Chawdhary

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Chapter 2. Using Location in Windows Phone 7.5

Having looked at location-based services (LBS) and after getting a quick look at Microsoft's Location Service in Chapter 1, The Location-based World, we will now explore the Microsoft Location Service in abundant detail in this chapter, as well as build a simple "Hello Location" app for our Windows Phone, modeled after the "Hello World" paradigm!

This chapter covers:

  • Introduction to Windows Phone 7.5
  • Overview of Windows Phone Location Service
  • Starting and using the Location Service
  • Building a Hello Location application
  • Working with the Windows Phone location simulator

Introduction to Windows Phone 7.5

Windows Phone 7.5 (codenamed Mango) is a visually appealing upgrade to Windows Phone 7, and a complete rewrite-from-scratch ...

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