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

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Working with storage files in Windows 8 style tiles applications

Data persistence is one of the important concerns of any device running any application. While working on any app, the first thing that the user might want is to persist some data inside the app such that when the user comes back, the data remains intact even after several days. Even though files can be used on the devices with the support of specifying local system drive locations, this is not the recommended way of defining persistent storage. We can use declarations to access the pictures library, music library, and so on, but the data will not be app-specific or would not belong to any security that the app can take advantage of. The local storage on these storage locations ...

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