Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

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Get a head start on building apps for Windows 8. With a series of examples, this hands-on guide takes you through the process of creating complete touch-enabled apps that respond to native sensors. Through the course of the book, youa€™ll learn how to work with the Windows Runtime application model while building a Bing Image Search app. If youa€™re an experienced .NET developer who wants to get up to speed with Windows 8, this book provides the expertise and C# code samples you need. Get a high-level overview of Windows 8 featuresa€”from the Start Screen to in-app features such as the Application Bar Begin by building a simple app to retrieve Bing image search results from a web service Learn about the components needed to complete the app, including UI design, the MVVM architectural pattern, and a€œtombstoninga€ Take advantage of native OS features such as tiles, file pickers, and sharing requests Examine the steps necessary to publish an app to the Windows StoreA Guide to the Windows Runtime Ben Dewey ... Quick. Tour. When the Windows 8 design language was first announced at MIX 2010, I knew Microsoft was on to ... the concept with a trifecta of opportunities that will hopefully complement one another and grow consumer awareness ... Windows 8a€“focused technologies like the Windows Phone and Xbox, the main interface for Windows is a vibrant startanbsp;...


Title:Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps
Author: Ben Dewey
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012-07-19
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