O'Reilly logo

Sams Teach Yourself C# 5.0 in 24 Hours by Scott J. Dorman

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Hour 19. Building Windows Store Apps

Similar to Windows Phone, apps are at the center of the Windows 8 user experience. Although Windows 8 can run traditional desktop style applications (like the one you developed in Hour 17, “Building a Windows Application”), the real app potential lies in the new Windows Store apps. These apps immerse the user in a full-screen experience where they can concentrate on the content rather than on the operating system.

Visual Studio 2012 allows you to use your existing development skills to create Windows Store apps. If you prefer web development, you can continue to use ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required