Build Windows 8 Apps With Microsoft Visual C++ Step by Step

Build Windows 8 Apps With Microsoft Visual C++ Step by Step

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Provides instruction on using Visual C++ to build Windows 8 applications, covering such topics as design guidelines, touch-optimized user interfaces, device sensors, and application lifecycle management.

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Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with Microsoft Visual C++

Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using the Visual C++ language—one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced C++ development skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating apps that can adapt to different screen sizes—including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates.

Discover how to:

  • Build apps using Windows 8 design guidelines
  • Explore the Windows 8 application architecture
  • Apply tools and libraries from Microsoft Visual Studio and the Windows 8 SDK
  • Use XAML to create touch-optimized user interfaces
  • Create apps that make use of device sensors
  • Manage the Windows 8 application lifecycle
  • Prepare your app for the Windows Store


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Targeting experienced C++ programmers, this volume on Windows application development provides introductory information on programming for Microsoft Windows 8 and explores design standards, API's and other new features of the latest version of this popular operating System. Topics discussed include specifications of Windows Store apps, Windows 8 user interface style, application life cycle management, the Windows Runtime API, enhanced user experiences, asynchronous patterns, and architecture standards for Windows 8 apps. Chapters include screen shots and code examples, and access to additional online resources, including sample code, is provided. The authors are principals at DevLeap, a development consulting firm. Annotation ©2014 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with Microsoft® Visual C++®

Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using the Visual C++ language—one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced C++ development skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating apps that can adapt to different screen sizes—including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates.

Discover how to:

  • Build apps using Windows 8 design guidelines
  • Explore the Windows 8 application architecture
  • Apply tools and libraries from Microsoft® Visual Studio® and the Windows 8 SDK
  • Use XAML to create touch-optimized user interfaces
  • Create apps that make use of device sensors
  • Manage the Windows 8 application lifecycle
  • Prepare your app for the Windows Store


Publisher: Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft ; Farnham : O'Reilly [distributor], 2013
ISBN: 9780735667235
0735667233
Branch Call Number: 005.43 R293b
Characteristics: xvi, 355 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Brunetti, Roberto
Pialorsi, Paolo

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