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Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with .NET

Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 or Visual Basic 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced .NET development skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating apps that easily adapt to different screen sizes—including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates. C# examples are presented in the text; Visual Basic code examples are available online only.

Discover how to:

  • Build apps using Windows 8 design guidelines
  • Explore the Windows 8 application architecture
  • Apply tools and libraries from 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

Paolo Pialorsi is a consultant, trainer, and popular speaker at industry conferences. He specializes in developing distributed applications architectures and Microsoft SharePoint enterprise solutions. Paolo is the author of Programming Microsoft LINQ in Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer Reference.

Roberto Brunetti is an experienced consultant, trainer, and author of enterprise applications. He is a founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing high-value content and consulting services to professional developers, and the author of a book on ASP.NET and two on Windows Azure. He has spoken regularly at major conferences since 1996, and works closely with Microsoft for events and training courses.

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter 1: Introduction to Windows Store appsChapter 2: Windows 8 UI styleChapter 3: My first Windows 8 appChapter 4: Application lifecycle 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
Brunetti, Roberto
Pialorsi, Paolo
User Interfaces
Graphics-User Interface
C#;Metro;Microsoft App Store;Visual Basic;Windows 8;Windows RT;XAML;live tiles
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