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


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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 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

About the Author

Luca Regnicoli is a consultant, trainer, and author who has specialized in user interface technologies for .NET applications since 2003. He has developed the presentation tier for many enterprise applications using Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, and Windows Phone. Luca is a co-founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing high-value content and consulting services to professional developers. He is the author of a book in Italian about ASP.NET. He has been a regular speaker at major conferences since 2001.

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 is 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.

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter 1: Introduction to Windows Store appsChapter 2: Windows 8 user interface styleChapter 3: My first Windows 8 appChapter 4: Application life-cycle managementChapter 5: Introduction to the Windows RuntimeChapter 6: Windows Runtime APIsChapter 7: Enhance the user experienceChapter 8: Asynchronous patternsChapter 9: Rethinking the UI for Windows 8 appsChapter 10: Architecting a Windows 8 appAbout the authors

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Regnicoli, Luca
Microsoft Press
Pialorsi, Paolo
Brunetti, Roberto
Programming Languages - C
Graphics-User Interface
C++;Metro;Microsoft App Store;Windows 8;Windows RT;XAML;live tiles
Computer Languages-C++
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