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Windows 8 XAML Primer

Your essential guide to Windows 8 development

Authors: Liberty, Jesse

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  • Windows 8 XAML Primer is a fast-paced 100 page introduction for Windows 8 developers who want to get their XAML skills into shape ready for Windows 8 development. If you're a C# developer this book offers you practical, hands-on training of Windows 8 XAML development from the first page!

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About this book

Windows 8 XAML Primer is a fast-paced introduction to XAML for Windows 8 developers who are already proficient C# coders. It introduces you specifically to the world of XAML development for Windows 8 apps in a practical, hands-on way - so you'll be building apps from the very first pages.

Building on your existing C# knowledge, you're introduced to XAML from the ground up - what it is, what it does, and why it's important in Windows 8 development. You'll quickly learn how to use XAML efficiently within Visual Studio. You'll find practical coding quickstarts to get your XAML hands-on knowledge up to speed, so you'll be ready to progress to your more advanced Windows 8 programming projects with ease.

If you're confident in your .NET coding abilities but the jump to XAML and C# in Windows 8 is giving you pause, then Windows 8 XAML Primer will have you coding Windows 8 projects in its first pages, and you'll be ready to start your own apps by the time you're finished.

About the authors

Jesse Liberty is a Master Consultant for Falafel Software, aMicrosoft MVP, a Telerik MVP, an author, and he creates courses forPluralsight. Liberty hosts the popular Yet Another Podcast and his blog isconsidered required reading. He was a Senior Evangelist for Microsoft, a XAML Evangelistfor Telerik, a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Software Architectfor PBS and Vice President of Information Technology at Citibank. Jesse can befollowed on twitter at @JesseLiberty

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • XAML For Windows 8: Read Me First

    Pages 1-15

    Liberty, Jesse

  • Data Binding

    Pages 17-26

    Liberty, Jesse

  • Panels

    Pages 27-35

    Liberty, Jesse

  • Controls

    Pages 37-60

    Liberty, Jesse

  • Styles and Templates

    Pages 61-69

    Liberty, Jesse

Buy this book

eBook $14.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4912-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4911-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Windows 8 XAML Primer
Book Subtitle
Your essential guide to Windows 8 development
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Jesse Liberty
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4912-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4912-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4911-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 96
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