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Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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Chapter 6. Building Touch-sensitive Device Applications in Windows 8

The goal of this chapter is to help you understand Windows store applications and also get you familiar with some of the interesting considerations that you need to maintain while building your touch-sensitive applications in Windows 8:

  • Building your first Windows 8 style tiles application using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Writing a library for WinJS
  • Building your first Windows 8 style tiles application using C# languages and XAML
  • Working with storage files in Windows 8 style tiles applications
  • Understanding the application life cycle of WinRT applications

Introduction

As an operating system, Windows has gained a considerable amount of popularity and fame around the world. Microsoft ...

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