The Expert's Voice in Windows 8 - Samidip Basu - Real World Windows 8 Development


The Expert's Voice in Windows 8 - Samidip Basu - Real World Windows 8 Development

Real World Windows 8 Development

Год: 2013

Автор: Samidip Basu

Жанр: Программирование

Издательство: Apress

ISBN: 978-1-4302-5025-8

Серия: The Expert's Voice in Windows 8

Язык: Английский

Формат: PDF/EPUB

Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)

Интерактивное оглавление: Да

Количество страниц: 479

Описание: Real World Windows 8 Development is a developer’s handbook - an essential guide to building complete, end-user ready Windows 8 applications on the XAML and C# programming stack from start to finish. Starting with Windows 8 basics and walking through practical aspects of building your Windows 8 application, you'll find step-by-step instructions and practical advice that will leave you with a modern, elegant app written to the highest of standards.

Author Samidip Basu, an early adopter of Windows 8 app development techniques, breaks down the design, development, and polish of a real-world business application, adding handy tips and tricks around controls, user interface design, storage, navigation, contracts, and more.

Give your Windows 8 application development efforts a kick-start with Real World Windows 8 Development.

What you’ll learn

  • Discover the pertinent points of the technology stack in Windows 8 from a developer’s perspective.

  • Familiarize yourself with best practices around usage of controls, user experience paradigms, navigation, storage, service integration, contracts, and more.

  • Incrementally make your Windows 8 application feature-rich and an integrated well-behaved citizen in the operating system.

  • Learn from crisp, standalone discussion of topics in each chapter

Part I

Knowing the Ecosystem: Introduction to Windows 8

Knowing the Ecosystem: Modern UI Design

Part II

Getting Started: The Platform & Developer Tools

Getting Started: The Right Controls

Getting Started: The Look & Feel

Getting Started: Content Structuring & Navigation

Part III

Into the Groove: Orientation & Visual States

Into the Groove: Handling Data

Into the Groove: Application Lifecycle Management

Into the Groove: Contracts

Part IV

The Bling: Media & Sensors

The Bling: Tiles, Badges, and Toasts

Part V

Above & Beyond: Cloud Augmentation

Above & Beyond: Live Service Integration

Above & Beyond: Real-World Techniques

Above & Beyond: Deployment

Доп. информация: Who this book is for:

Real World Windows 8 Development is by a developer, for developers. The book is for .NET developers wanting to utilize their existing skills in XAML and C# towards building a Windows 8 application. On the fence about how your C# and .NET skills apply in the new WinRT world? Have a dream application idea that you slowly want to build up? This book is for you.