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Windows® 8.1 Inside Out by Tony Northrup

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Chapter 5. Personalizing Windows 8.1

Ever since you were a small child, you’ve had your own unique preferences: your favorite color, your favorite food, and your favorite animal. Preferences like these don’t go away when you become an adult. In fact, they only become more complex.

You have a unique personality, with a set of preferences that you share with nobody else on the planet. Your friends, home, and music reflect those preferences, and so should your PC.

Yet the power to personalize a PC comes with a heavy cost. Simply allowing users to choose from round corners or square corners requires developers to test their app (and ...

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