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Beginning Windows 8 Application Development.

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Author/Creator:
Novák, István.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (626 pages)
Subjects:
Microsoft Windows (Computer file).
Computer software -- Development.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Learn to use exciting new development tools and create applications for Windows 8 If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is packed with reusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of the Windows SDK and also introduces the new Windows 8 app store. It explains how to set up the development environment and covers user interface design, using special effects and graphics, working with C# and C++, and much more. Provides a complete introduction to the Windows SDK and Windows 8, starting with setting up the development environment and building your first application Covers user interface design, touch- and event-driven design elements, leveraging windows-based services, and offline application development with HTML 5 Explores creating C# applications for the Windows 8 system, XNA 4 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 on marketing your apps Beginning Windows 8 Application Development is perfect for anyone who's ready to get started developing apps for the exciting new Windows 8 OS.
Contents:
Beginning Windows 8 Application Development
Credits
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Contents
Introduction
Part I: Introduction to Windows 8 Application Development
Chapter 1: A Brief History of Windows Application Development
The Life of Windows
History of APIs and Tools
Catch-22 of Windows Application Development
Summary
Chapter 2: Using Windows 8
Two Worlds, One Operating System
Input Methods
Logging In
The Start Screen
The Windows Charm Bar
The Windows Desktop
Summary
Chapter 3: Windows 8 Architecture from a Developer's Point of View
Windows 8 Development Architecture
Understanding Windows Runtime
.NET Framework 4.5
Picking the Appropriate Technology for Your Project
Summary
Chapter 4: Getting to Know Your Development Environment
Introducing the Toolset
A Short Tour of the Visual Studio IDE
Lighting Up Your Applications with Expression Blend
Summary
Part II: Creating Windows 8 Applications
Chapter 5: Principles of Modern Windows Application Development
Windows 8 Style Applications
Asynchronous Development Platform
Summary
Chapter 6: Creating Windows 8 Style Applications with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
HTML5 and CSS on the Web
HTML5 Applications on Windows Runtime
Creating Windows 8 Style Applications with JavaScript
Summary
Chapter 7: Using XAML to Create Windows 8 Style User Interfaces
Describing the User Interface Using XAML
Using Namespaces
Understanding the Layout Management System
Reusable Resources in XAML
Basic Controls in Windows 8 Style Applications
Working with Data
Summary
Chapter 8: Working with XAML Controls
Using Animations in Your Application
Designing the Visual Look of a Control
Working with Complex Controls
Summary
Chapter 9: Building Windows 8 Style Applications.
The Lifecycle of a Windows 8 Application
Deploying Windows 8 Apps
Commanding Surfaces
Persisting Application Data
Applications and the Start Screen
Summary
Chapter 10: Creating Multi-Page Applications
Navigation Basics
Working with Pages
Using the Split Application and Grid Application Templates
Summary
Chapter 11: Building Connected Applications
Integrating with the Operating System and Other Apps
Accessing the Internet
Accessing Windows Live
Summary
Chapter 12: Leveraging Tablet Features
Accommodating Tablet Devices
Building Location-Aware Applications
Using Sensors
Summary
Part III: Advancing to Professional Windows 8 Development
Chapter 13: Creating Windows 8 Style Applications with C++
Microsoft and the C++ Language
C++ and Windows 8 Apps
Discovering C++ Features with Visual Studio
Summary
Chapter 14: Advanced Programming Concepts
Building Solutions with Multiple Languages
Background Tasks
Input Devices
Summary
Chapter 15: Testing and Debugging Windows 8 Applications
The Quality of Your Software
Becoming Familiar with Debugging
Introduction to Software Testing
Summary
Chapter 16: Introducing the Windows Store
Getting to Know the Windows Store
The Developer Registration Process
Summary
Part IV: Appendices
Appendix A: Answers to Exercises
Chapter 1 Exercise Answers
Chapter 2 Exercise Answers
Chapter 3 Exercise Answers
Chapter 4 Exercise Answers
Chapter 5 Exercise Answers
Chapter 6 Exercise Answers
Chapter 7 Exercise Answers
Chapter 8 Exercise Answers
Chapter 9 Exercise Answers
Chapter 10 Exercise Answers
Chapter 11 Exercise Answers
Chapter 12 Exercise Answers
Chapter 13 Exercise Answers
Chapter 14 Exercise Answers
Chapter 15 Exercise Answers
Chapter 16 Exercise Answers.
Appendix B: Useful Links
Code Samples
Guidelines
Windows Runtime
Language References
Controls
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Arvai, Zoltan.
Balássy, György.
Fulop, David.
Novák, István.
Balássy, György.
Árvai, Zoltán.
Balássy, György.
Nov?k, Istv?n.
Bal?ssy, Gy?rgy.
Other format:
Print version: Novák, István Beginning Windows 8 Application Development
ISBN:
9781118221839
9781118012680
OCLC:
811136201
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