Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

By (author) David Fulop , By (author) Ani Babaian , By (author) Dr. Istvan Novak , By (author) Zoltan Arvai , By (author) Gyorgy Balassy

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Learn to use exciting new development tools and createapplications for Windows 8 If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to getup to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team ofMicrosoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative newSDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is packed withreusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of theWindows SDK and also introduces the new Windows 8 app store. It explains how to set up the development environment and coversuser interface design, using special effects and graphics, workingwith C# and C++, and much more. * Provides a complete introduction to the Windows SDK and Windows8, starting with setting up the development environment andbuilding your first application * Covers user interface design, touch- and event-driven designelements, leveraging windows-based services, and offlineapplication development with HTML 5 * Explores creating C# applications for the Windows 8 system, XNA4 and Silverlight 5 considerations, and the role of C++ * Shows how to debug, certify and deploy your applications * Introduces the new Windows 8 app store and offers advice onmarketing your apps Beginning Windows 8 Application Development is perfectfor anyone who's ready to get started developing apps for theexciting new Windows 8 OS.

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 186 x 234 x 32mm | 1,065.94g
  • 02 Oct 2012
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • WROX PRESS
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 1118012682
  • 9781118012680
  • 1,230,119

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Istvan Novak is a Microsoft MVP and RegionalDirector who is an associate of SoftwArt Ltd., a Hungarian ITservices company. Gyorgy Balassy is a Microsoft MVP, RegionalDirector, and ASPInsider who is a founding member of the local MSDNCompetence Center. Zoltan Arvai is a Microsoft MVP who is a front-endarchitect and a user experience designer of NextGenSolutionsLtd. David Fulop is a professional developerand software development trainer contracted by multiple companiesand universities.

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Start developing and selling the coolest apps using the latest Windows SDKIf you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this guide. A team of Microsoft experts walks you through the new, easy-to-understand, and inexpensive process for creating, deploying, marketing, and selling your own applications. They detail the ways in which the new Microsoft operating system now caters to Windows 8 style applications, and they highlight the exciting possibilities that Windows 8 style apps provide for traditional PCs, as well as a variety of newer devices. You'll quickly discover how to build your app from start to finish with the help of comprehensive samples and expert tips so that, in no time, you'll be taking full advantage of the SDK."Beginning Windows 8 Application Development" Introduces you to the tools required to develop Windows 8 style applicationsFamiliarizes you with standards, templates, and developer toolsDiscusses how HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript can be used to develop desktop applications with Windows RuntimeExplains how to leverage the tablet form factor and build location-aware appsExplores deploying applications to the Windows Store, while providing an overview of the app certification and publishing processswrox.comProgrammer ForumsJoin our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world.Code DownloadsTake advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use.Read MoreFind articles, ebooks, sample chapters and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you.Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that guides you through all the techniques involved.

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