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Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up

Authors: Garofalo, Emanuele, Liccardi, Antonio, Aponte, Michele

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    • Provides a results-focused quick-start framework for readers wanting to build apps immediately and not follow a tutorial learning curve.
    • Walks readers through every step of the development process from sketching out their initial ideas through to deployment of their finished software.
    • Gives readers a working framework that touches upon all the key areas of Windows 8 (touch, tiles, cloud, location and accessibility) that they can use as a foundation for their own work.

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About this book

This book is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to create sophisticated Windows 8 apps for the first time.

Assuming only a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS we'll walk you through the development process using C# and VB. The book will familiarize you with the tools you'll need to use in order to make the most of Windows' stunning new features. You'll discover how to take advantage of the built-in functionality to create high quality user experiences.

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction to Windows 8.1

    Garofalo, Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 1-30

  • Windows Runtime Environment

    Garofalo, Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 31-72

  • Designing the User Experience

    Garofalo, Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 73-120

  • Choose Your Way

    Garofalo, Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 121-128

  • Managing the Application Life Cycle

    Garofalo, Emanuele (et al.)

    Pages 129-142

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4702-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4701-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Emanuele Garofalo and Antonio Liccardi and Michele Aponte
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4702-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4702-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4701-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 388
Number of Illustrations and Tables
396 b/w illustrations
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