Windows 8 Using XAML, Part 01: Introduction to Apps

with Ken Getz

This course will introduce Windows 8 applications, and see how the CLR (Common Language Runtime) fits in. Then you see how to determine differences between building applications using CS/XAML and JavaScript/HTML/CSS. The course will then examine the various project templates in Visual Studio. You will learn about application capabilities and create a simple browser application and add appropriate event handlers. Next you will learn to add code to save the application state. The course will examine asynchronous capabilities built into the .NET Framework 4.5 and how to add a splash screen

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