Windows Application Development Cookbook

Key FeaturesLearn to build applications for Windows 10, the latest Windows versionDevelop your applications to be cross-platform by making them compatible with desktops, smartphones, and tabletsThis guide is packed with recipes covering major solutions to day-to-day problems faced by Windows programmersBook DescriptionThe book starts with recipes that will help you set up the integrated development environment before you go ahead and design the user interface. You will learn how to use the MVVM design pattern together with data binding, as well as working with data in different file formats. Moving on, you will explore techniques to add animations and graphics to your application, and enable your solution to work efficiently with multimedia.You will also see how to use sensors, such as the accelerometer and gyroscope, to read data and recognize various user operations, such as swipe. You will make your application ready to work with Internet-based scenarios, such as sending e-mails or downloading files, before finally testing the project and submitting it to the Windows Store. By the end of the book, you will have a market-ready application compatible across different Windows devices, including desktops, smartphones, and tablets.What you will learnStart developing different applicationsDesign user interface in the XAML languageUse the MVVM design pattern with data bindingStore data in files and in a databaseUse multimedia content, 2D/3D graphics, and animationsCapture data from built-in sensorsHandle various Internet-based scenariosTest and submit the application to the Windows Store

Author: Marcin Jamro

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