Build Windows® 8 Apps with Microsoft® Visual C#® and Visual Basic® Step by Step

Build Windows® 8 Apps with Microsoft® Visual C#® and Visual Basic® Step by Step
Published:February 15, 2013Language:English
Author:Luca Regnicoli, Paolo Pialorsi, Roberto BrunettiTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
Length:368 PagesISBN 13:9780735666955

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About The BookYour hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with .NET

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. 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 Luca Regnicoli, Paolo Pialorsi, Roberto BrunettiLuca Regnicoli is a consultant, trainer, and author who has specialized in user interface technologies for .NET applications since 2003. He has developed the presentation tier for many enterprise applications using Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, and Windows Phone. Luca is a co-founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing high-value content and consulting services to professional developers. He is the author of a book in Italian about ASP.NET. He has been a regular speaker at major conferences since 2001. Paolo Pialorsi is a consultant, trainer, and author who specializes in developing distributed applications architectures and Microsoft SharePoint enterprise solutions. He is the author of about ten books, including Programming Microsoft LINQ in Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer Reference. Paolo is a founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing content and consulting to professional developers, and is a popular speaker at industry conferences. 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.
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