Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C++ Step by Step [NOOK Book]

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Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with Microsoft® Visual C++®

Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using the Visual C++ language—one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced ...

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Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C++ Step by Step

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Overview


Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with Microsoft® Visual C++®

Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using the Visual C++ language—one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced C++ development skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating apps that can adapt to different screen sizes—including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates.

Discover how to:

  • Build apps using Windows 8 design guidelines
  • Explore the Windows 8 application architecture
  • Apply tools and libraries from Microsoft® Visual Studio® and the Windows 8 SDK
  • Use XAML to create touch-optimized user interfaces
  • Create apps that make use of device sensors
  • Manage the Windows 8 application lifecycle
  • Prepare your app for the Windows Store
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735668911
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 4/29/2013
  • Series: Step by Step Developer
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 374
  • Sales rank: 879,307
  • File size: 12 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Paolo Pialorsi is a consultant, trainer, and author who specializes in developing distributed applications architectures and Microsoft SharePoint enterprise solutions. He is a founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing content and consulting to professional developers. Paolo wrote "Programming Microsoft LINQ" and "Introducing Microsoft LINQ" both published by Microsoft Press, and is the author of three books in Italian language about XML and Web Services. He is also a regular speaker at industry conferences.

Roberto Brunetti is an experienced consultant, trainer, and author. He's a co-founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing high-value content and consulting services to professional developers, and the founder of ThinkMobile, the largest Italian community for mobile development. He is a regular speaker at major conferences, and works closely with Microsoft Italy to put on events and build training courses.

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Table of Contents

Introduction


Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows Store apps


Chapter 2: Windows 8 user interface style


Chapter 3: My first Windows 8 app


Chapter 4: Application life-cycle management


Chapter 5: Introduction to the Windows Runtime


Chapter 6: Windows Runtime APIs


Chapter 7: Enhance the user experience


Chapter 8: Asynchronous patterns


Chapter 9: Rethinking the UI for Windows 8 apps


Chapter 10: Architecting a Windows 8 app


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