eBook Real World Windows 8 Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430250267
  • ISBN-13: 9781430250265
  • DDC: 005.446
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 492 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Author.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: Knowing the Ecosystem.
2: Introduction to Windows 8.
3: Modern UI Design.
4: Getting Started.
5: The App Platform and Developer Tools.
6: The Right Controls.
7: The Look and Feel.
8: Content Structuring and Navigation.
9: Into the Groove.
10: Orientation and View States.
11: Handling Data.
12: Application Life-Cycle Management.
13: Contracts.
14: The Bling.
15: Media and Sensors.
16: Tiles, Badges, and Toasts.
17: Above and Beyond.
18: Cloud Augmentation.
19: Live Services Integration.
20: Real-World Techniques.
21: Deployment.