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Windows 8 – From Start to Store

by Jesse Liberty

A detailed course on everything you need to know to create Windows 8 Store Applications using XAML and C#.

What you'll learn

Everything you need to know about creating Windows 8 Store applications. The course begins with an overview of Windows 8 and its principle design features, continues with a discussion of the principal controls used to build apps, and takes you all the way through submitting an application to the store. Along the way there is in-depth coverage of the presentation and manipulation of data, including data storage and data binding. You'll also come to understand and control the application lifecycle and handle asynchronous operations. Finally, you'll see how to implement charms with contracts and how to keep your application alive and engaging.

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About the author

Jesse Liberty is a senior mobile developer, specializing in .NET MAUI, git and C#. Liberty hosts the popular Yet Another Podcast and he is the author of two dozen best-selling books.He is also the author of numerous Pluralsight and LinkedIn Learning courses on everything from Angular to Xamarin. Liberty is a Certified Xamarin Developer, a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP. Jesse was a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Software Architect for PBS and Vice P... more

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