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Instant Windows 8 C++ Application Development How-to

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Taruna Verma

Discover how to create Windows 8 Store apps using C++ and XAML in no time!
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849695725
Paperback56 pages

About This Book

  • 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.

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: 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)

What You Will Learn

  • 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.

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