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Delve inside the Windows Runtime - and learn best ways to design and build Windows Store apps. Guided by Jeffrey Richter, a recognized expert in Windows and .NET programming, along with principal Windows consultant Maarten van de Bospoort, you'll master essential concepts. And you'll gain practical insights and tips for how to architect, design, optimize, and debug your apps.

With this book, you will:

  • Learn how to consume Windows Runtime APIs from C#
  • Understand the principles of architecting Windows Store apps
  • See how to build, deploy, and secure app packages
  • Understand how apps are activated and the process model controlling their execution
  • Study the rich features available when working with files and folders
  • Explore how to transfer, compress, and encrypt data via streams
  • Design apps that give the illusion of running using live tiles, background transfers, and background tasks
  • Share data between apps using the clipboard and the Share charm
  • Get advice for monetizing your apps through the Windows Store

About This Book

  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft .NET Framework, C#, and the Visual Studio IDE
  • Targeted to programmers building Windows Store apps
  • Some chapters also useful to those building desktop apps

Technologies Covered

  • Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Synopsis:

Get a thorough grounding in the Windows Runtime—and apply your C# skills to building innovative apps for the Windows Store. Guided by Jeff Richter, a recognized master of Windows programming, along with principal Windows consultant Maarten van de Bospoort, this book provides pragmatic guidance on the non-UI side of Windows development, and features a wealth of examples in Microsoft Visual C# 2012.

  • Delve into the Windows Runtime architecture and environment
  • Understand how to use Windows Runtime to create Windows 8 features from C#
  • Examine process lifetime management architecture and its ramifications on background processing and state management
  • Explore I/O models for storage and networking, and see how theyre influenced by app isolation
  • Review contracts and other extension points offered by the system that a Windows Runtime app can use
  • Get practical insights on packaging, capabilities, installation, deployment, and other critical topics

About the Author

Jeffrey Richter is a cofounder of Wintellect (www.wintellect.com), a training and consulting firm dedicated to helping companies build better software faster. He is author of the classic CLR via C#, now in its fourth edition, Windows via C/C++, Fifth Edition, and other popular .NET programming books and courses.

Table of Contents

ForewordIntroductionCore conceptsChapter 1: Windows Runtime primerChapter 2: App packaging and deploymentChapter 3: Process modelCore Windows facilitiesChapter 4: Package data and roamingChapter 5: Storage files and foldersChapter 6: Stream input and outputChapter 7: NetworkingChapter 8: Tile and toast notificationsChapter 9: Background tasksChapter 10: Sharing data between appsChapter 11: Windows StoreApp containersAbout the authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735679276
Author:
Richter, Jeffrey
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Bospoort, Maarten van de
Author:
van de Bospoort, Maarten
Subject:
Windows 8; WinRT; Windows Runtime APIs; Windows Store app; C#; Microsoft Visual C#; Visual Studio; live tile; DLL; managed code; I/O; JavaScript; components; .NET Framework 4.5; process lifetime management architecture; touch-optimized; touch devices
Subject:
Computer Languages-C++
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Developer Reference
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 in

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Get a thorough grounding in the Windows Runtime—and apply your C# skills to building innovative apps for the Windows Store. Guided by Jeff Richter, a recognized master of Windows programming, along with principal Windows consultant Maarten van de Bospoort, this book provides pragmatic guidance on the non-UI side of Windows development, and features a wealth of examples in Microsoft Visual C# 2012.

  • Delve into the Windows Runtime architecture and environment
  • Understand how to use Windows Runtime to create Windows 8 features from C#
  • Examine process lifetime management architecture and its ramifications on background processing and state management
  • Explore I/O models for storage and networking, and see how theyre influenced by app isolation
  • Review contracts and other extension points offered by the system that a Windows Runtime app can use
  • Get practical insights on packaging, capabilities, installation, deployment, and other critical topics

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