After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Use Visual Studio 2012 to build a Windows app.
The previous chapters have shown what’s involved in creating and distributing an app for Windows 8. You’ve seen a fair amount about the overall design process for apps, and you’ve seen how Visual Studio 2012 makes development of Windows apps easier through its use of templates and tight integration with the Windows Store. This chapter builds an app with Visual Studio 2012.
In this chapter, you’ll work through an extended example that will show how to customize one of the app templates included with Visual Studio. The app will use the U.S. National Weather Service data feeds to build a weather ...