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Windows 8.1: New Features for C#/XAML Developers

Get to know all the new features added by Microsoft in Windows 8.1. Developers will have many more options to create compelling experiences with the much-extended API.
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Rating
(43)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 27, 2014
Duration
4h 48m
Table of contents
An Overview of Windows 8.1
Visual Studio and Blend Improvements for XAML Authoring
User Experience Changes with Windows 8.1
XAML Updates for Windows 8.1
WinRT Extensions for Windows 8.1
Service Improvements in Windows 8.1
Store and Packaging Improvements
Description
Course info
Rating
(43)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 27, 2014
Duration
4h 48m
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Description

Windows 8.1 brings a lot of new features to the platform which are interesting for developers. Updated contracts such as Search and Share, new controls, new options for data binding, new screen sizes, more tile sizes and much more. To take advantage of these new options in your apps , it’s important that as a Windows 8 developer, you’re on board with all that’s being added by Microsoft to the platform. Also the tooling (Visual Studio and Blend) used for building Windows 8.1 apps has received a number of important updates. This course extends the already existing courses on Pluralsight on Windows 8 by showing the novelties in the different areas.

About the author
About the author

Gill Cleeren is a solution architect, author, and trainer in mobile and web technologies. He's also a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. He lives in Tienen, Belgium.

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