Windows 8 Apps Revealed Using XAML and C#

Windows 8 Apps Revealed Using XAML and C#

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by Adam Freeman
     
 

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This 88-page primer unveils the key features of Microsoft's eagerly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. Windows 8 contains Microsoft's revolutionary new application framework for building dynamic and responsive touch-enabled applications that target both desktops and mobile devices.

Experienced author Adam Freeman invites you to take a crash course in

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Overview

This 88-page primer unveils the key features of Microsoft's eagerly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. Windows 8 contains Microsoft's revolutionary new application framework for building dynamic and responsive touch-enabled applications that target both desktops and mobile devices.

Experienced author Adam Freeman invites you to take a crash course in Windows 8 development. Using the open standards of XAML and C# he ensures you understand the changes that are being made to Windows development practices and puts you on the right course to creating innovative and elegant applications for this latest evolution of the world’s most successful operating system.

What you’ll learn

  • Create and configure Windows 8 applications
  • Implement a touch-enabled user interface
  • Store data and application state using the new persistence model
  • Access remote data using Windows 8 networking
  • Package and deploy your application to the Windows store

Who this book is for

This book is for experienced developers who want to stay ahead of the curve and understand the new ways of working that the new operating system introduces.

Table of Contents

  1. Creating the UI
  2. Responding to the User
  3. Storage and Persistence
  4. Networking
  5. Packaging and Deployment
These chapters are supported by a substantial stand-alone code sample.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430250340
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
11/30/2012
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

Adam Freeman is an experienced IT professional who has held senior positions in a range of companies, most recently serving as chief technology officer and chief operating officer of a global bank. Now retired, he spends his time writing and long-distance running.

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