Tuesday, June 01, 2010

[WP7Dev] Windows Phone 7 books

UPDATED: 21-July-2010
There are a number of books about Windows Phone 7 development, currently being written, that I am aware of. They are:

"Programming Windows Phone 7 Series" by Charles Petzold
Published by Microsoft Press
This will be a free ebook.
Due for release "Fall 2010"
Preview contents available now.

"Learning Windows Phone Programming" by Yochay Kiriaty, Jaime Rodriguez
Published by O'Reilly
Due "December 2010"
2 sample chapters available now

"Windows Phone Secrets" by Paul Thurrott

"Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development" by Harry Lee
(amazon link)
Published by Apress
Due "Nov 2010"

"Professional Windows Phone 7 Application Development: Building Windows Phone Applications and Games Using Silverlight and XNA" by Nick Randolph
(amazon link)
Published by Wiley
Due "October 2010"

Silverlight Programming for Windows Phone 7 by Andy Wigley
Published by Microsoft Press

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.0: Learn Programming Now! – Revised to cover Windows Phone 7, by Rob Miles
Published by Microsoft Press

Windows Phone 7 Plain & Simple by Michael Stroh
Published by Microsoft Press

Advanced Windows Phone 7 Programming by Doug Boling
Published by Microsoft Press

Windows Phone 7 Game Development by Adam Dawes
Published by Apress
Due "December 2010"
There's also one in progress for Wrox. But no website, samples or other details available yet.


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