Storing and manipulating data plays an important role in making any mobile phone effective in business applications or any other data-driven application. Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook covers topics such as how to bind data easily using databinding techniques, how to save data in local storage for later retrieval, how to format XML for data storage, exploring on-device databases for storage options, how to consume cloud data sources like OData, REST, and WCF, and finally, how to scale applications using the most popular MVVM pattern.
This book has a wide range of simple to complex recipes, which help you understand basic concepts of data handling. You will be able to apply the knowledge you gained from these recipes to build your own apps effectively. Instead of diving into writing complex sample applications for the first time, this book focuses on simplifying the concepts in an easy step-by-step fashion using simple straightforward samples.
Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook will make you an expert in the areas of data access and storage. When you are ready to start developing a data-driven Windows Phone 7 application, you will be well equipped with the different scenarios to implement and store data.