Windows Phone 8.1 Development for Absolute Beginners
by Bob Tabor
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation 2014
Number of pages: 360
You'll learn by doing as you build five apps, covering a range of scenarios, from media playback to hosted HTML to accessing geolocation data and mapping to extending your Windows Phone app to become a universal Windows / Windows Phone app.
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