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Fluent Windows® 8.1 App Development

Fluent Windows® 8.1 App Development

By: Rebecca M. Riordan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2014

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Based on the principles of cognitive science and instructional design, Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, part of the Fluent Learning series, is a true tutorial that will help you build effective working models for understanding a large and complex subject: developing XAML applications for Windows 8.1. Most introductory books just talk at you and give you “exercises” that have more to do with taking dictation than actually learning. Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, is different. It guides you through learning the way your mind likes to learn: by solving puzzles, making connections, and...

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Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C#

Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C#

By: Jesse Liberty; Philip Japikse; Jon Galloway

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Windows 8.1 apps are revolutionizing development on the Windows platform. Fast, fluid, tactile and chrome-free, they provide a brand-new look and feel for Windows users. These apps rely on Microsoft's Windows 8 modern UI to provide their rich and engaging user experiences for both desktop and tablet users. The new UI in turn relies upon the Windows Runtime (WinRT) to give its apps unparalleled flexibility and power. Understanding this stack of new technologies and how they tie in to the proven C# language and the XAML standard is the subject of this book. Experienced writers Jesse...

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Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2014

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Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# in 24 Hours will help you build compelling apps for Windows 8.1 devices of all kinds. Using this book’s straightforward approach, you’ll learn to design and build apps, create flexible user interfaces, handle inputs, integrate controls, and more. Step by step, you’ll discover how to leverage XAML’s visual richness and the immense power of Windows 8.1. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already...

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High-Performance Windows Store Apps

High-Performance Windows Store Apps

By: Brian Rasmussen

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Understand what every developer should know about performance when building Windows Store apps. Not designed as a comprehensive reference, this book instead zeroes in on the essentials of planning for great performance and provides a solid starting point for building fast apps. This concise, performance-focused guide: Provides an introduction to the Windows platform from a performance point of view Describes how to set performance goals, establish tests to track performance, and covers tools to instrument code and analyze performance Explains why common techniques such as micro...

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Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up

Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up

By: Emanuele Garofalo; Antonio Liccardi; Michele Aponte

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 03-JAN-2014

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This book is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to create sophisticated Windows 8 apps for the first time. Assuming only a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS we'll walk you through the development process using C# and VB. The book will familiarize you with the tools you'll need to use in order to make the most of Windows' stunning new features. You'll discover how to take advantage of the built-in functionality to create high quality user experiences. What you'll learn How to plan out your app and its user-experience The pros and cons of the different development...

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Windows® 8.1 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript Unleashed

Windows® 8.1 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript Unleashed

By: Stephen Walther

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-DEC-2013

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Take advantage of your existing JavaScript and HTML skills to build apps for Windows 8.1 and add them to the Windows Store. It’s a remarkable opportunity—and best-selling Microsoft web development author Stephen Walther will show you how to take full advantage of it. Offering the same deep insight and practical code that has made his ASP.NET Unleashed the #1 ASP.NET book of all time, Walther covers everything you need to build outstanding Windows Store apps with JavaScript and HTML5. He guides you through using Microsoft’s WinJS 2.0 library to develop apps for Windows 8.1—you learn how to...

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Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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Full color: Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Windows 8.1 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, Web services, and Windows itself. You can sell them in the Windows Store, with more options than ever before, for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! World-renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-class apps for this significant update to Windows. Don’t let the minor name change fool you--Windows 8.1 contains an incredible...

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Beginning Windows Store Application Development–HTML and JavaScript Edition

Beginning Windows Store Application Development–HTML and JavaScript Edition

By: Scott Isaacs; Kyle Burns

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2013

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Beginning Windows Store Application Development – HTML and JavaScript Edition introduces you to the Windows 8 modern app design paradigm and the new Windows 8 programming model developed around this paradigm. You'll learn to build rich, immersive applications designed to run on the many devices powered by Windows 8. The authors draw on their extensive practical experience to provide not only a comprehensive introduction to the model and its features, but guidance on best practices and a real-world sample application that you develop over the course of the book. Beginning Windows Store...

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Beginning Windows 8 Data Development: Using C# and JavaScript

Beginning Windows 8 Data Development: Using C# and JavaScript

By: Vinodh Kumar

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2013

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This book introduces novice developers to a range of data access strategies for storing and retreiving data both locally and remotely. It provides you with a range of fully working data access solutions and the insight you need to know when, and how, to apply each of the techniques to best advantage. Focussing specifically on how the Windows 8 app developer can work with the Windows Runtime (often called Windows RT) framework this book provides careful analysis of the many options you have open to you, along with a comparision of their strengths and weaknesses under different conditions....

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Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Game Development

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Game Development

By: Adam Dawes

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2013

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Creating fun, sophisticated games for Windows devices large or small has never been easier! With masses of example code and fully working games for you to download and run straight away Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Game Development is your ideal first step into modern games development. This book gives you everything you need to realize your dreams and produce fantastic games that will run on all Windows 8 devices from desktops to tablets to phones. You can code once and run everywhere. The ubiquity of Windows 8 devices makes this opportunity to good to miss! The Windows 8 and Windows...

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It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer. The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer. The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications. This team of authors takes you on a journey through all of the new development features of the Windows 8 platform specifically how to utilize Visual Studio 2012 and the XAML/C# languages to produce robust apps that are ready for deployment in the new Windows Store. Professional Windows 8 Programming: Learn how to utilize XAML to create rich...

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Professional Microsoft IIS 8

Professional Microsoft IIS 8

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2013

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Stellar author team of Microsoft MVPs helps developers and administrators get the most out of Windows IIS 8 If you're a developer or administrator, you'll want to get thoroughly up to speed on Microsoft's new IIS 8 platform with this complete, in-depth reference. Prepare yourself to administer IIS 8 in not only commercial websites and corporate intranets, but also the mass web hosting market with this expert content. The book covers common administrative tasks associated with monitoring and managing an IIS environment--and then moves well beyond, into extensibility, scripted admin, and...

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WinRT Revealed

WinRT Revealed

By: Michael Mayberry

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 20-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 22-FEB-2013

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Windows 8 application development is an exciting topic these days. Windows 8 introduces WinRT, the API for accessing the operating system and the underlying hardware where Metro applications run. WinRT can be accessed through multiple development languages, including C++, .NET languages and JavaScript. Developers from all backgrounds can use their skills to build beautiful and fast Windows 8 applications. Author Michael Mayberry takes you through a quick overview of this new addition in WinRT Revealed and will get you started quickly in developing Windows 8 applications in this new...

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Windows 8 Application Development with HTML5 For Dummies

Windows 8 Application Development with HTML5 For Dummies

By: Bill Sempf

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 13-FEB-2013

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The fast and easy guide for creating Windows 8 apps using popular technologies! This book offers a primer for building HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript applications for Windows 8. It includes an up-to-date guide for dusting off an aging HTML skill set and adapting to the Windows 8 apps and provides a reference for Windows and .NET programmers not familiar with HTML5. The overall design principles of MetroUI (the new design paradigm for Windows) are discussed. The book also addresses visual design with HTML and CSS, which are the visual design languages to bring MetroUI applications to the...

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Build Windows® 8 Apps with Microsoft® Visual C#® and Visual Basic® Step by Step

Build Windows® 8 Apps with Microsoft® Visual C#® and Visual Basic® Step by Step

By: Luca Regnicoli, Paolo Pialorsi, and Roberto Brunetti

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 09-FEB-2013

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Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with .NET Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 or Visual Basic 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced .NET development skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating apps that easily adapt to different screen sizes—including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates. C# examples are presented in the text; Visual Basic code examples are available online only. Discover how...

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Programming Windows®, Six Edition

Programming Windows®, Six Edition

By: Charles Petzold

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2013

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Reimagined for full-screen and touch-optimized apps, Windows 8 provides a platform for reaching new users in new ways. In response, programming legend Charles Petzold is rewriting his classic Programming Windows—one of the most popular programming books of all time—to show developers how to use existing skills and tools to build Windows 8 apps. Programming Windows, Sixth Edition focuses on creating Windows 8 apps accessing the Windows Runtime with XAML and C#. The book also provides C++ code samples. The Sixth Edition is organized in two parts: Part I, “Elementals,” begins with...

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Programming Microsoft® Windows® CE .NET, 3rd Edition

Programming Microsoft® Windows® CE .NET, 3rd Edition

By: Douglas Boling

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2003

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Here is the definitive guide to programming the Windows CE API—now in its third edition, with details on how to use Windows CE .NET to design high-performance applications for smart devices....

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Programming Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 Developer Reference, 4th Edition

Programming Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 Developer Reference, 4th Edition

By: Douglas Boling

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2007

Insert Date: 14-JAN-2013

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Get the definitive guide to programming Windows Embedded CE—now in its fourth edition and updated for version 6.0. This practical reference focuses on the core operating system and includes extensive sample applications in Microsoft® Visual C++®....

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Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

Beginning Windows 8 Application Development

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-DEC-2012

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Learn to use exciting new development tools and create applications for Windows 8 If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is packed with reusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of the Windows SDK and also introduces the new Windows 8 app store. It explains how to set up the development environment and covers...

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Windows 8 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

Windows 8 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2012

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Windows 8 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, services, and Windows itself like never before. And you can sell them in the Windows Store for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! Now, world-renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-class apps for this radically new version of Windows. Clear, accessible, and intensely practical, this guide teaches through concise code examples, fully color-coded to match their appearance in Visual Studio--the same approach that made Nathan’s WPF 4...