The key features for developing on Microsoft’s eagerly anticipatedoperating system are unveiled in this fast-
paced 80-pageprimer.contains the revolutionary Metro lication framework for building dynamic and responsive
touch-enabledlications that target both desktops and mobile devices.
With the official release of Windows 8 looming ever closer, experienced author Adam Freeman invites you to take a crash
course in Metro development. Using XAML and, he ensures you understand the changes that are being made to Windows
development practices and puts you on the right course to creating innovative and elegant applications for this latest
evolution of the world’s most successful operating system.
What you’ll learn
Create and configure Metro applications
Implement a touch-enabled user interface
Store data and application state using the Metro persistence model
Access remote data using Metro networking
Package and deploy your Metro application to the app store
Who this book is for
This book is for early-adopters of the Windows 8 operating system working with the Consumer Preview in order to be ahead
of the curve in understanding the new ways of working that the operating system introduces.
Table of Contents
1.Creating the UI
2.Responding to the User
3.Storage and Persistence
4.NetworkingPackaging and Deployment
5.These chapters are supported by a substantial stand alone code sample.
Paperback: 100 pages
Publisher: Apress (June 2012)