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Windows Phone 8 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by David R. Totzke, Lori Lalonde

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CHAPTER 11

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Data Storage

Without the ability to store and retrieve data, many Windows Phone applications would serve a limited purpose. Most real-world apps need to store and retrieve data to increase their usefulness and add appeal to the intended user. The Windows Phone 8 SDK provides APIs that allow developers to create files and folders, access the phone’s external storage, store data in a local database, and encrypt sensitive data that is stored on the device.

In this chapter, we will go over the following recipes:

  • 11-1. Read from and Write to a Local Text File
  • 11-2. Read Data from an SD Card
  • 11-3. Store and Retrieve Data from a Local Database ...

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