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XNA Game Studio 4.0 Programming: Developing for Windows by Dean Johnson, Tom Miller

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Appendix C. Windows Phone 7 Launchers and Choosers

Windows Phone 7 has a wide variety of operations that are useful to use in your game and applications. Luckily, the system provides a large number of these to you in the form of what are called tasks. In this appendix, you learn about the tasks available on Windows Phone 7, including:

• Sending emails

• Picking contacts

• Making phone calls

• Playing video

• Using marketplace

Launchers

Conceptually, a launcher and a chooser are the same thing. The only difference is that choosers can return data back to you, whereas launchers are normally something you launch but don’t expect any data back from. There are currently ten available launchers and six available choosers. Throughout this chapter, ...

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