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

by Paolo Pialorsi Roberto Brunetti Luca Regnicoli

<div><p>NOTE: This book is based on Windows 8 Release Preview; its content and publication date will be updated for final Windows 8 software.\n</p><p>Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using Microsoft&#174; .NET Framework 4.5 with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 or Visual Basic 2012&#8212;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&#8212;including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates.</p></div>

Build Windows® 8 Apps with Microsoft® Visual C++® Step by Step

by Paolo Pialorsi Roberto Brunetti Luca Regnicoli

Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with Microsoft® Visual C++® Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using the Visual C++ language--one step at a time. Ideal for those with intermediate to advanced C++ development skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating apps that can adapt to different screen sizes--including desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and slates. Discover how to: Build apps using Windows 8 design guidelines Explore the Windows 8 application architecture Apply tools and libraries from Microsoft® Visual Studio® and the Windows 8 SDK Use XAML to create touch-optimized user interfaces Create apps that make use of device sensors Manage the Windows 8 application lifecycle Prepare your app for the Windows Store

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