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Windows Phone 8 Game Development by Marcin Jamro

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Appendix B. Languages and Technologies

Applications and games for the Windows Phone 8 platform can be created in a few languages and technologies, which support either the managed or the native development approaches. In the book, only a subset of the available languages and technologies is chosen. They are shortly described in this appendix.

Languages

A programming language has a very important role in the development process and is used to create the code that specifies how the application is executed. As you know, there are a lot of programming languages, however, in case of this book, C# and C++ are used. What is more, you will learn XAML markup language that performs other roles than programming languages do, because it is used to describe ...

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