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Real World Windows 10 Development, Second Edition by Elizabeth Moemeka, Edward Moemeka

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CHAPTER 6

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File IO

There are certain basic developer workflows to which you must become accustomed if you intend to build Windows 10 UWP apps, regardless of the technology stack you choose to use. At a fundamental level, having a good understanding of how to access the exposed file system is, if not critical, quite important to development in a given system. Indeed, the usefulness of your Control Corral samples would be limited if you did not provide a way to store information so that you could read it at a later time. This chapter introduces the various mechanisms the UWP provides for interacting with files and folders by exposing you to the APIs ...

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