[Free Ebook] Programming Windows Phone 7 by Charles Petzold

This book is a gift from the Windows Phone 7 team at Microsoft to the programming community, 24 chapters and about 1,000 pages. Develop your first applications for Windows Phone 7 using Microsoft XNA and Silverlight — expertly guided by award-winning author Charles Petzold.

To use this book properly you will need to download and install the Windows Phone Developer Tools, which includes Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone, XNA Game Studio 4.0, and an on-screen Windows Phone Emulator to test your programs in the absence of an actual device. Get the latest information and downloads at http://developer.windowsphone.com.