Reimagined for full-screen and touch-optimized apps, Windows 8 provides a platform for reaching new users in new ways. In response, programming legend Charles Petzold is rewriting his classic Programming Windows—one of the most popular programming books of all time—to show developers how to use existing skills and tools to build Windows 8 apps.
Programming Windows, Sixth Edition focuses on creating Windows 8 apps accessing the Windows Runtime with XAML and C#. The book also provides C++ code samples. The Sixth Edition is organized in two parts:...
Writing a book like this has always been a journey of exploration for myself, and I’m truly grateful that I also have the opportunity to share the results with you. The process has involved many discussions with the Windows engineering team who created the platform, often taking me into far-off corners of the galaxy, so to speak. I’ve also been doing my best to follow app-building discussions both within Microsoft, on the MSDN forums, and StackOverflow so that I can try to anticipate and answer questions that will likely arise in your own mind.
Metro apps are an important addition to Microsoft Windows 8, providing the cornerstone for a single, consistent
programming and interaction model across desktops, tablets, and smartphones. The Metro app user experience
is very different from previous generations of Windows applications: Metro-style apps are full-screen and favor a
usability style that is simple, direct, and free from distractions.
Metro apps represent a complete departure from previous versions of Windows.
Over 30 simple but incredibly effective recipes for installing and managing System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
Master the most crucial tasks you’ll need to implement System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
Provision SCEP administrators with just the right level of privileges, build the best possible SCEP policies for your workstations and servers, discover the hidden potential of command line utilities and much more in this practical book and eBook
Quick and easy recipes to ease the pain of migrating from a legacy AV solution to SCEP...
It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer. The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer. The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications. This team of authors takes you on a journey through all of the new development features of the Windows 8 platform specifically how to utilize Visual Studio 2012 and the XAML/C# languages to produce robust apps that are ready for deployment in the new Windows Store....
Top Tips from This Chapter The Start Screen vs The Desktop: What You Need to Know Starting Windows 8 Finding Your Way Around the New Start Screen Using the Charms Menu Using the App Bar Finding All the Apps in Windows 8 Switching Between Running Apps in Windows 8 Docking Apps to the Left or Right of the Screen Logging Out Of and Locking Windows 8 Using Touch Gestures in Windows 8 Using Windows 8.
Beginning Windows 8 Application Development – XAML Edition introduces you to the Windows 8 modern app design paradigm and the new Windows 8 programming model developed around this paradigm. You'll learn to build rich, immersive applications designed to run on the many devices that will be powered by Windows 8.
Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Windows® 8!
Here’s WHAT you’ll learn:
Run your apps, and manage your calendar and contacts
Explore the web, and send and receive email and messages
Organize your files on the PC and in the cloud with Microsoft® SkyDrive®
Bạn chỉ cần cài đặt Windows 8 trong một máy ảo để thử nó và sẽ có nhiều vấn đề người dùng sẽ không thích và cảm thấy hài lòng. Windows 8 có vẻ như hoàn toàn được thiết kế cho giao diện cảm ứng màn hình máy tính bảng, nếu như bạn chưa có ý định nâng cấp khi đang trong quá trình sử dụng máy tính để bàn thì sao? Nói chung, nó không phải dễ dàng để thực hiện các nhiệm vụ như bạn được sử dụng trong Windows 7. Giao diện Metro-style mới, tuy “cool”, nhưng...
The Pros and Cons Why Write Native Applications? The Release Cycle Build It and They Will Come 1 2 3 4
Registering as an iOS Developer Enrolling in the iOS Developer Program The Mac Developer Program Installing the iOS SDK What Happens When There Is a Beta? Preparing Your iOS Device Creating a Development Certificate Getting the UDID of Your Development Device Creating an App ID Creating a Mobile Provisioning Profile Making Your Device Available for Developmen
Born to golf, forced to work, Steven Weber, a Java Web Applications engineer, has ten years application development under his belt. He’s dabbled in iOS application development and released one corporate application since the launch of Apple’s App Store. He’s currently living it up in the Colorado Rockies.
Create rich experiences for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview with this pragmatic guide to the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK). The author, a developer evangelist for Microsoft, walks you through Kinect sensor technology and the SDK—providing hands-on insights for how to add gesture and posture recognition to your apps. If you’re skilled in C# and Windows Presentation Foundation, you’ll learn how to integrate Kinect in your applications and begin writing UIs and controls that can handle Kinect interaction....
So how do you build an application for the iPhone and iPad? Don’t you need to spend years learning complicated programming languages? What about Objective-C and Cocoa touch? The answer is that you don’t need to know any of those things! Anybody can start building simple apps for the iPhone and iPad, and this book will show you how.
This update of an Apress bestseller walks you through creating your first app, using plain English and practical examples using the iOS 6 software development platform and more.
As one of today's cloud computing services, Google App Engine does more than provide access to a large system of servers. It also offers you a simple model for building applications that scale automatically to accommodate millions of users. With Programming Google App Engine, you'll get expert practical guidance that will help you make the best use of this powerful platform. Google engineer Dan Sanderson shows you how to design your applications for scalability, including ways to perform common development tasks using App Engine's APIs and scalable services....
Get started building your own apps and utilities for Windows Phone 7—expertly guided by award-winning author Charles Petzold. Focusing on Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 and the C# language, you’ll learn how to extend your existing skills to this new mobile platform—mastering the core tools and techniques you need to get productive quickly. As always, Charles brings a unique combination of pragmatism and inspiration to his instruction—along with a wealth of hands-on examples.
The Windows Phone team have taken a lot of trouble over the look and feel of the phone. They have created a design style, inspired by metropolitan signage, to express this. Programs on the phone should reflect this style
Local Communication is new to Windows Phone 8 In Windows Phone 7 processes had to communicate using network connections This was difficult because programs had to determine the required IP address In Windows Phone 8 there are two new local communication methods available