Ten Places to Find Samples and Info
In This Chapter
Discovering more than I can fit in this book
Going farther with templates
Finding sample code
This book can only go so far. It has only so many pages, and new information is coming out all the time. Also, this is a beginner book — it is only designed to give you an overview of the topics. Eventually, to further your knowledge and skills, you’ll need to go find advanced topics that are specific to your needs.
Fortunately, a lot of information is out there already. Windows 8 is new, but Microsoft and its partners have done an awesome job getting the good word out there.
That being said, this list probably has an expiration date. Some of the links here probably won’t still be around when the book gets into your hands. I keep a canonical list of resources on the books’ companion website. For more information on the book’s website, please see the Introduction.
When I was at a Train the Trainer course for Windows 8, one of the developer evangelists said something very compelling:
“Searching for solutions to coding problems on Google or Bing is inefficient. The information is so often out of date, for the wrong ...