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Free ebook: Petzold’s Programming Windows Phone 7 (Special Excerpt 2)

Here’s a second draft preview ebook of Charles Petzold’s upcoming Programming Windows Phone 7! The first preview ebook contained six chapters. This one contains eleven chapters (and 265 pages):

Part I   The Basics

Chapter 1   Hello, Windows Phone 7

Chapter 2   Getting Oriented

Chapter 3   An Introduction to Touch

Chapter 4   Bitmaps, Also Known as Textures

Chapter 5   Sensors and Services

Chapter 6   Issues in Application Architecture

 

Part II   Silverlight

Chapter 7   XAML Power and Limitations
Chapter 8   Elements and Properties

Part III   XNA

Chapter 20   Principles of Movement
Chapter 21   Textures and Sprites
Chapter 22   Touch and Play

Download the PDF here. Download the XPS here. And download the sample code here.

The full book will be finished in time for PDC10 (October 28) and it will also be free.

enjoy!

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