With Windows 8 Microsoft has re-imagined the user experience for both tablet and desktop computers. In the Modern UI (formerly known as “Metro”) users will experience a whole new way to use applications. These applications will be multi-touch enabled and very engaging. They have also rebuilt their development platform and ecosystem. Developing Windows 8 Apps LiveLessons provides over 8 hours of video training on developing Windows 8 Apps with XAML and C#. These lessons are focused on writing code and generating small workable applications.
About the Author:
Derik is a Software Architect working at 3 BirdsMarking which is a marketing based startup company. Recently Derik has been focused on building Windows Phone applications. He has over 11 years of experience developing, mentoring and leading Microsoft based products for a wide variety of different professional fields.
Derik has been awarded the MVP award in C# for the past 4 years, he is also a member of the ASPInsiders group. He has been working exclusively with .Net since its inception and has professional experience in both VB.net as well as C#. He is also a follower and believer in the Agile methodologies and has wide array of experience using various Agile techniques in the real world. You can catch Derik online as a member of the blogging group Devlicio.us (http://devlicio.us/blogs/derik_whittaker/) or over at www.DimeCasts.Net.