Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

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by Istvan Novak, Zoltan Arvai, Gyorgy Balassy, David Fulop
     
 

Learn to use exciting new development tools and create applications for Windows 8

If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an

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Learn to use exciting new development tools and create applications for Windows 8

If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is packed with reusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of the Windows SDK and also introduces the new Windows 8 app store.

It explains how to set up the development environment and covers user interface design, using special effects and graphics, working with C# and C++, and much more.

  • Provides a complete introduction to the Windows SDK and Windows 8, starting with setting up the development environment and building your first application
  • Covers user interface design, touch- and event-driven design elements, leveraging windows-based services, and offline application development with HTML 5
  • Explores creating C# applications for the Windows 8 system, XNA 4 and Silverlight 5 considerations, and the role of C++
  • Shows how to debug, certify and deploy your applications
  • Introduces the new Windows 8 app store and offers advice on marketing your apps

Beginning Windows 8 Application Development is perfect for anyone who's ready to get started developing apps for the exciting new Windows 8 OS.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118012680
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

István Novák is a Microsoft MVP and Regional Director who is an associate of SoftwArt Ltd., a Hungarian IT services company.

György Balássy is a Microsoft MVP, Regional Director, and ASPInsider who is a founding member of the local MSDN Competence Center.

Zoltán Arvai is a Microsoft MVP who is a front-end architect and a user experience designer of NextGenSolutions Ltd.

Dávid Fülöp is a professional developer and software development trainer contracted by multiple companies and universities.

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Beginning Windows 8 Application Development 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The content seems ok but the sample code formatting is unreadable on the simple touch. Coding examples look like some image format that is impossible to read and does not respond to text zoom controls. Ill be looking for a refund. Might be ok on tablets.