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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Building a Universal App

With the basics out of the way, let’s put our combined knowledge of Windows Phone apps (covered in the first part of this chapter) and Windows Store apps (covered in Chapter 23) and build a simple Universal app. To demonstrate the Visual Studio project templates and the core concepts of lifecycle management, data persistence, and the MVVM approach, we’ll build a simple master-detail application that allows you to keep track of restaurant bills, compute a tip, and determine the total for each party if you decide to “split the tab.”

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Although we provide extensive code listings in this chapter and walk through the major pieces of this project, we explicitly do not cover every little element or line of code needed to ...

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