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Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps (A Guide to the Windows Runtime)

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Get a head start on building apps for Windows 8. With a series of examples, this hands-on guide takes you through the process of creating complete touch-enabled apps that respond to native sensors. Through the course of the book, you’ll learn how to work with the Windows Runtime application model while building a Bing Image Search app.

If you’re an experienced .NET developer who wants to get up to speed with Windows 8, this book provides the expertise and C# code samples you need.

  • Get a high-level overview of Windows 8 features—from the Start Screen to in-app features such as the Application Bar
  • Begin by building a simple app to retrieve Bing image search results from a web service
  • Learn about the components needed to complete the app, including UI design, the MVVM architectural pattern, and “tombstoning”
  • Take advantage of native OS features such as tiles, file pickers, and sharing requests
  • Examine the steps necessary to publish an app to the Windows Store

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Ben Dewey
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    110
    Publisher:
    O'Reilly Media (August 10, 2012)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9781449320553
    ISBN-10:
    1449320554
    Dimensions:
    7" x 9.19"
    Case Pack:
    40
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    IPS
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