Instant Windows 8 C++ Application Development How-to [Instant]


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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Understand Windows 8 and develop great apps
  • Learn different layouts and views for creating engaging user interfaces.
  • Package and deploy your app to the Windows Store.

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Language : English
eBook : 56 pages
Release Date : April 2013
ISBN : 1849695725
ISBN 13 : 9781849695725
Author(s) : Taruna Verma
Topics and Technologies : All Books, App Testing, Application Development, Instant, Microsoft Development , Microsoft

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Preface
Instant Windows 8 C++ Application Development How-to
  • Instant Windows 8 C++ Application Development How-to
    • Exploring the Windows 8 architecture (Must know)
    • Building your first app (Must know)
    • Creating a Windows 8 tile app (Must know)
    • Exploring app contracts and extensions (Should know)
    • Creating asynchronous operations (Should know)
    • Writing connected apps (Become an expert)
    • Building WinRT components to be consumed from any language (Become an expert)
    • Porting a desktop app to a Windows Store app (Become an expert)
    • Packaging and deploying your app to the Windows Store (Become an expert)

Taruna Verma

Taruna Verma has performed many challenging roles in various positions, gathering a healthy mix of strong technological orientation to solve business problems, over the past ten and half years or so. Taruna owns and runs a company called Tarav Technologies Private Limited, based out of Bangalore, India, to provide Microsoft-based development and IT training. Prior to starting her own consulting services, she worked in Siemens Medical Systems, Microsoft R&D, SAP Labs, and Yokogawa Engineering, Singapore. She has many satisfied customers, including Fortune 500 companies, startup companies, and government organizations. Besides her love for different technologies, Taruna has also conducted numerous training sessions in different software firms globally. Taruna enjoys writing stories, poems, blogging, travelling, and watching movies. Her professional profile is available at http://www.linkedin.com/in/tarunaverma.
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What you will learn from this book

  • Explore Windows 8 Architecture
  • Build your first Windows Store app
  • Explore App Contracts and Extensions
  • Create Asynchronous Operations and Write Connected Apps
  • Building WinRT components and become an expert
  • Package and deploy your app to the Windows Store

In Detail

Windows Store apps are designed to run on various devices such as desktops, tablets, and smart phones, and are available on the Windows Store. Unlike traditional desktop apps, Windows Store apps are full-screen, with a borderless window, and free from distractions.

Instant Windows 8 C++ Application Development How-to is a practical guide which includes a series of examples, guidelines, step-by-step instructions, and techniques for C++ developers. You will discover how to build Windows Store apps using C++, all the way from creation to publication. You will discover how to take full advantage of the new style Windows 8 Store app development experience, quickly and painlessly.

This book will enable you to build C++ applications that can be submitted to the Windows 8 Store. You will learn how to build Windows Store style UI and features that define the core Windows Store experience, writeWinRT components, and packand deployyour app to the Windows Store.

Approach

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Full of easy-to-follow examples and step by step solutions, you'll learn how to build and deploy applications to the Windows Store in a short and focused Packt Instant.

Who this book is for

This book is for C++ developers who want to develop their skills so that they can create Windows Store apps for Windows 8.

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