Integrating SharePoint with Cloud Services and Data in Windows Phone 7 Applications

Version: 1.0.0

Description

Windows Phone 7 applications that that use SQL Azure Data in addition to SharePoint data enable integration between SharePoint data and services with external data hosted in the cloud. In this lab you will learn how to integrate SharePoint data with a SQL Azure Data in a Windows Phone 7 application. You will learn how to create a SQL Azure database and enable OData accesss to it. You will also learn how to query the SQL Azure database with the OData Client Library for Windows Phone 7 Series CTP from a Windows Phone 7 application. Finally, you will learn how to use SharePoint data to supplement the functionality in the Windows Phone 7 application.

Overview

Windows Phone 7 applications that that use SQL Azure Data in addition to SharePoint data enable integration between SharePoint data and services with external data hosted in the cloud. Visual Studio 2010 provides a rich development environment for creating, deploying, and integrating Windows Azure Service with Windows Phone 7 applications.

Objectives

In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to integrate SharePoint data with a SQL Azure Data in a Windows Phone 7 application. You will learn how to create a SQL Azure database and enable OData accesss to it. You will also learn how to query the SQL Azure database with the OData Client Library for Windows Phone 7 Series CTP from a Windows Phone 7 application. Finally, you will learn how to use SharePoint data to supplement the functionality in the Windows Phone 7 application.

  • Learn how to integrate SharePoint data with a Windows Azure Service in a Windows Phone 7 application.
  • See how to create a SQL Azure database database and enable OData accesss to it.
  • See how to create and deploy a Windows Azure Service.
  • See how to query the SQL Azure database with the OData Client Library for Windows Phone 7 Series CTP from a Windows Phone 7 application.
  • See how to call the Windows Azure Service from a Windows Phone 7 application.
  • Learn how to use SharePoint data to supplement the functionality in the Windows Phone 7 application.

Prerequisites

The following is required to complete this hands-on lab:

Note:
See Setting Up A SharePoint and Windows Phone 7 Development Environment Module for instructions that describe how to set up the SharePoint and Windows Phone 7 developer machine.

  • Windows 7 x64 installed with all Windows Updates installed, in one of the following scenarios.
    • Installed on a physical machine
    • Installed on a bootable VHD
  • SharePoint 2010 installed on the Windows 7 x64 developer machine configured with a site collection that uses Forms Based Authentication (FBA).
  • Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools
    • http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/7/7/177D6AF8-17FA-40E7-AB53-00B7CED31729/vm_web.exe
  • Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools - January 2011 Update
    • http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/D/6/6D66958D-891B-4C0E-BC32-2DFC41917B11/WindowsPhoneDeveloperResources_en-US_Patch1.msp
  • Windows Phone Developer Tools Fix
    • http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/D/6/6D66958D-891B-4C0E-BC32-2DFC41917B11/VS10-KB2486994-x86.exe
Note:
The following prerequisites are not included in the Setting Up A SharePoint and Windows Phone 7 Development Environment Module installation instructions. If you are using a development machine built according to the Setting Up A SharePoint and Windows Phone 7 Development Environment Module instructions you must install these components.