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Windows 8.1: New Features for C#/XAML Developers

by Gill Cleeren

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.

What you'll learn

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.

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About the author

Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill is the CTO of Xebia Microsoft Services Belgium and focuses on web and mobile architecture. He's also a frequent speaker at many international conferences. Gill also founded Techorama, the biggest IT conference in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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