| About The BookGet a thorough grounding in the Windows Runtime |
Get a thorough grounding in the Windows Runtime—and apply your C# skills to building innovative apps for the Windows Store. Guided by Jeff Richter, a recognized master of Windows programming, along with principal Windows consultant Maarten van de Bospoort, this book provides pragmatic guidance on the non-UI side of Windows development, and features a wealth of examples in Microsoft Visual C# 2012.
Delve into the Windows Runtime architecture and environment
Understand how to use Windows Runtime to create Windows 8 features from C#
Examine process lifetime management architecture and its ramifications on background processing and state management
Explore I/O models for storage and networking, and see how they’re influenced by app isolation
Review contracts and other extension points offered by the system that a Windows Runtime app can use
Get practical insights on packaging, capabilities, installation, deployment, and other critical topics