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Windows 8 Store Apps Hands-on in 20 Lessons

by Yacine Khammal

Learn how to build a complete Windows Store app in 20 lessons, leveraging most of Windows 8's key capabililites.

What you'll learn

This course takes the learner through a complete and in-depth lap around building a Windows 8 Store app. Areas covered include planning an app, designing and creating a store-ready user experience, handling the application lifecycle and hooking into key Windows integration mechanisms, accessing data in the cloud, downloading files and performing work in the background, working with live tiles and toast notifications, interacting with a custom cloud service, and more. By the end of this course, you should be proficient in the platform and ready to build or improve your own apps.

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About the author

Yacine has been involved in the development of database-driven, n-tier web applications for over 10 years. Over time he has taken on various roles, including development, project management, offshore platform management and technical consulting. He has helped build a few solutions for Microsoft North Africa. Today Yacine writes and teaches courses covering C#, Silverlight and Windows Phone. He holds a Master of Science in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S... more

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