Professional Windows 8 Programming
Application Development with C# and XAML
By Nick Lecrenski, Doug Holland, Allen Sanders, Kevin Ashley
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: December 2012
Pages: 504

Discover exciting ways to create Windows-based applications

The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer. The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications. This team of authors takes you on a journey through all the new development features of the Windows 8 platform, specifically how to utilize Visual Studio 2012 and the XAML/C# languages to produce robust apps that are ready for deployment in the new Windows Store.

Professional Windows 8 Programming:

  • Shows you how to utilize XAML to produce rich, content-driven user interfaces
  • Makes use of the new App Bar to create a chrome-less menu system
  • Shows you how to support sensors and geolocation on Windows 8 devices
  • Demonstrates how to integrate your app into the Windows 8 ecosystem with Contracts and Extensions
  • Walks you through the new Windows 8 navigation system for multipage apps
  • Details how to minimize code with Data Binding and MVVM design patterns
  • Features tips on getting your app ready for the Windows Store
  • Shows how to maximize revenue for your app using available monetization strategies

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