Ben Dewey - Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

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Ben Dewey - Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

Год: 2012

Автор: Ben Dewey

Издательство: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 978-1-4493-2055-3

Язык: Английский

Формат: PDF

Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)

Интерактивное оглавление: Да

Количество страниц: 110

Описание:Get a head start on building apps for Windows 8. With a series of examples, this hands-on guide takes you through the process of creating complete touch-enabled apps that respond to native sensors. Through the course of the book, you’ll learn how to work with the Windows Runtime application model while building a Bing Image Search app.If you’re an experienced .NET developer who wants to get up to speed with Windows 8, this book provides the expertise and C# code samples you need.• Get a high-level overview of Windows 8 features—from the Start Screen to in-app features such as the Application Bar

• Begin by building a simple app to retrieve Bing image search results from a web service

• Learn about the components needed to complete the app, including UI design, the MVVM architectural pattern, and “tombstoning”

• Take advantage of native OS features such as tiles, file pickers, and sharing requests

• Examine the steps necessary to publish an app to the Windows Store

Chapter 1 : Windows 8: A Quick Tour

A User Interface for Touch

Windows Programming Reimagined

Inside Windows 8 Apps

Outside Your App

Summary

Chapter 2 : Getting Started

Where Is the Hello World app?

Bing Search API

Getting Started: The BingSimpleSearch App

Running the BingSimpleSearch App

Unlocking WinRT (the FileSavePicker)

Summary

Chapter 3 : Application Architecture

The Bing Image Search App

Goals

Design of the User Interface

Application Diagram

Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM)

Inversion of Control (IoC) Container

Navigation

MessageHub

Application Storage and Tombstoning

Settings

Summary

Chapter 4 : Interacting with the Operating System

Search

Tiles

Pickers

Sharing

Sensors

LockScreen

Summary

Chapter 5 : Windows Store

Marketing

Distribution

Global Reach

Summary

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