About the Author :
Rami Sarieddine has over 7 years of experience in web development, and is a Technical Evangelist for Windows Azure and Windows 8 with Microsoft Gulf. He was awarded the Microsoft Valuable Professional award in 2012 and 2013 for his contributions to the technical communities of Visual C# and ASP.NET/IIS respectively. He has also worked as a Software Engineer and Analyst at the American University of Beirut.
Windows Store, a digital distribution platform in Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems, can be used to provide listings for desktop applications certified to run on Windows 8, but is also the primary distribution platform for Windows Store apps. Windows Store provides tools for the developer to track his or her app in the store, as well as tracking downloads, financials, crashes, adoption, and ratings.
Easy-to-follow and well explained concepts and instructions will help readers become well-versed in the features of a Windows Store app, show them how to add live tiles and notifications for the app, and create a basic app using XAML. Finally, readers will learn to understand and harness the power of the Windows Store by successfully publishing their app.
Chapter 1: HTML5 Structure
Chapter 2: Styling with CSS3
Chapter 5: Binding Data to the App
Chapter 6: Making the App Responsive
Chapter 7: Making the App Live with Tiles and Notifications
Chapter 8: Signing Users in Chapter 9: Adding Menus and Commands
Chapter 10: Packaging and Publishing
Chapter 11: Developing Apps with XAML
Packt Publishing has also released, or is due to release the following books on Windows:
WiX 3.6: A Developer's Guide to Windows Installer XML
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook
Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0 Cookbook
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