Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Windows 8: A Quick Tour

    1. A User Interface for Touch

    2. Windows Programming Reimagined

    3. Inside Windows 8 Apps

    4. Outside Your App

    5. Summary

  2. Chapter 2 Getting Started

    1. Where Is the Hello World app?

    2. Bing Search API

    3. Getting Started: The BingSimpleSearch App

    4. Running the BingSimpleSearch App

    5. Unlocking WinRT (the FileSavePicker)

    6. Summary

  3. Chapter 3 Application Architecture

    1. The Bing Image Search App

    2. Goals

    3. Design of the User Interface

    4. Application Diagram

    5. Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)

    6. Inversion of Control (IoC) Container

    7. Navigation

    8. MessageHub

    9. Application Storage and Tombstoning

    10. Settings

    11. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Interacting with the Operating System

    1. Search

    2. Tiles

    3. Pickers

    4. Sharing

    5. Sensors

    6. LockScreen

    7. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 Windows Store

    1. Marketing

    2. Distribution

    3. Global Reach

    4. Summary