Windows 8 Using XAML, Part 01: Introduction to Apps

with expert 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

Beginner | 1h 56m | October 29, 2012

Visual StudioXAML.NETWindows 8 DesignWindows 8 AppsC#Windows 8 Development

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Ken Getz

Ken Getz is a featured instructor for several of our Visual Studio courses. He is a Visual Basic and Visual C# expert and has been recognized multiple times as a Microsoft MVP. Ken is a seasoned instructor, successful consultant, and the author or co-author of several best-selling books. He is a frequent speaker at technical conferences like Tech-Ed, VSLive, and DevConnections and he has written for several of the industry's most-respected publications including Visual Studio Magazine, CoDe Magazine, and MSDN Magazine.

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