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

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Chapter 8. Launchers and Choosers

In all the applications we have done till now, we never used any of the built-in applications on the device. The built-in applications include apps such as the phone dialer or the data libraries, that is, the photo library. In this chapter, you will see what we mean by Launchers and Choosers. The Launchers and Choosers will help us to use the built-in apps or call the built-in apps right from our own Windows Phone applications.

Overview of Launchers and Choosers

Launchers and Choosers enable the Windows Phone applications to access the built-in applications and data stores on the device. For example, if we want to make a phone call from within our application, we would use what we call a Launcher; or if we want ...

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