Programming Windows 8 Apps with C#

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O'Reilly Media, Incorporated, Apr 15, 2013 - Computers - 525 pages

If you want to build Windows 8 applications for desktops and the forthcoming Microsoft Surface tablet PC, this book will show you how to work with the Metro design language and the Windows RT operating system. You’ll learn this new landscape step-by-step, including the minute system details and design specifications necessary to innovate and build a variety of Windows 8 apps. It’s ideal for .NET developers who use C#.

Throughout the book, you’ll follow one app from idea to the Windows Store to understand what’s involved in every step of the process. You’ll learn how to create in-app purchases, link with social networks, and incorporate the charm bar, which opens the Windows 8 start screen.

Get a jump on developers looking to cash in on the demand for Windows 8 apps. Order your copy of Programming Metro-Style Applications with C# today.

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Matthew Baxter-Reynolds is an independent software development consultant, trainer and author based in the UK. His favourite way to communicate with like-minded technical people is Twitter: @mbrit

Iris Classon (@IrisClasson) is a C# MVP, Pluralsight author, and well-known speaker and blogger. She holds a dozen certificates in .NET development with a specialization in client app development and Windows Phone development.

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