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Windows Phone 7.5 Application Development with F# by Lohith G. N.

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Chapter 6. Windows Phone Navigation

In this chapter, we will look at one of the basic features for any application's development, namely navigation. We will look at the navigation support provided by Silverlight for Windows Phone. We will understand the different ways of performing page-to-page navigation and will also look at how to exchange data between pages.

Navigation in Windows Phone

Let us first try to understand the term navigation. Simply put, navigation allows a user to move through different pages of content within an application. Windows Phone applications are based on a page model, which is similar to that of Silverlight. Because of this, the navigation in Windows Phone applications is nothing but the presentation of different screens ...

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