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Real World Windows 8 Development

Basu, Samidip

2013, XVIII, 492 p. 376 illus.

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    • Builds an entire application through the whole lifecycle, from design to coding to sale or installation
    • Simple but detailed walkthrough of must-have Windows 8 application features - a self-contained guide means developers need no other guide
    • Chapters can stand alone for future reference but also build on each other, making this a unique tutorial and reference
Real World Windows 8 Development is a developer's handbook - an essential guide to building complete, end-user ready Windows 8 applications on the XAML and C# programming stack from start to finish. Starting with Windows 8 basics and walking through practical aspects of building your Windows 8 application, you'll find step-by-step instructions and practical advice that will leave you with a modern, elegant app written to the highest of standards. Author Samidip Basu, an early adopter of Windows 8 app development techniques, breaks down the design, development, and polish of a real-world business application, adding handy tips and tricks around controls, user interface design, storage, navigation, contracts, and more. Give your Windows 8 application development efforts a kick-start with Real World Windows 8 Development.

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Table of contents 

  1. Part I - Knowing the Ecosystem: Introduction to Windows 8
  2. Part I - Knowing the Ecosystem: Modern UI Design 
  3. Part II - Getting Started: The Platform & Developer Tools 
  4. Part II - Getting Started: The Right Controls
  5. Part II - Getting Started: The Look & Feel 
  6. Part II - Getting Started: Content Structuring & Navigation  
  7. Part III - Into the Groove: Orientation & Visual States 
  8. Part III - Into the Groove: Handling Data 
  9. Part III - Into the Groove: Application Lifecycle Management 
  10. Part III - Into the Groove: Contracts
  11. Part IV - The Bling: Media & Sensors
  12. Part IV - The Bling: Tiles, Badges, and Toasts 
  13. Part V - Above & Beyond: Cloud Augmentation
  14. Part V - Above & Beyond: Live Service Integration 
  15. Part V - Above & Beyond: Real-World Techniques
  16. Part V - Above & Beyond: Deployment

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