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Building Apps for the Universal Windows Platform

Explore Windows 10 Native, IoT, HoloLens, and Xamarin

Authors: Chatterjee, Ayan

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  • Shows you how to develop apps for multiple platforms using Xamarin
  • Guides you in deploying apps to Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android devices
  • Includes Windows 10 app development using C# and XAML
  • Covers development of apps for Windows HoloLens
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About this book

Develop Windows 10 applications faster and more efficiently using the Universal Windows Platform. You will use Xamarin to create apps for macOS, iOS, and Android devices.

Building Apps for the Universal Windows Platform is a complete guide covering PCs, tablets, phones, and other devices such as HoloLens. You will use Windows 10 to develop apps for desktop, mobile, holographic, wearable, and IoT devices. You will reuse code to easily create cross-platform apps.

What You Will Learn
  • Design and develop apps using Visual Studio and Blend
  • Create Cortana-enabled apps for a hands-free experience
  • Build IoT apps and apps for wearables such as the Microsoft HoloLens
  • Monitor apps post-publication to gain insights from actionable data using Windows Store Analytics and Azure
Who This Book Is For

Professional developers working independently or in a team on Windows 10 applications, and students coming into the world of software development



About the authors

Ayan Chatterjee has over four years of experience developing for Windows Store, five years of research, and is personally involved with Windows Store for Business (previously known as MSADP within Microsoft). He holds a Master of Technology in Computer Science and has been contributing to several enterprises involved with Windows Store.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction to Windows Universal

    Pages 1-16

    Chatterjee, Ayan

  • Elementary Concepts

    Pages 17-46

    Chatterjee, Ayan

  • The Windows 10 Experience

    Pages 47-79

    Chatterjee, Ayan

  • Windows with Mouse and Keyboard

    Pages 81-142

    Chatterjee, Ayan

  • Windows with Touch

    Pages 143-156

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Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2629-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $27.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2628-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Building Apps for the Universal Windows Platform
Book Subtitle
Explore Windows 10 Native, IoT, HoloLens, and Xamarin
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Ayan Chatterjee
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2629-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2629-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2628-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 270
Number of Illustrations
23 b/w illustrations, 175 illustrations in colour
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