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Windows Runtime via C# by Jeffrey Richter and Maarten van de Bospoort

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Chapter 2. App packaging and deployment

In Chapter 1 you learned that one of the design goals for Windows Store apps was that Windows should be able to cleanly install and uninstall the app so that users have confidence that an app will not irreparably affect their system. This means that everything your Windows Store app needs to run successfully must be combined together so that the system knows the complete footprint of your app. The resulting file is called an app package, and it contains binaries such as your executable, libraries, and Windows Runtime (WinRT) components. It also contains resource files your app uses such as images and media files. You use Microsoft Visual Studio to build your app and create your app’s package file. This package ...

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