Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

Errata for Getting Started with Windows 8 Apps

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Page 21
2nd Paragraph

The links and references to the Microsoft.Data.OData.Metro references are not up-to-date with the Windows8 RTM. An updated version of the book is expected to release. For now you can see updated instructions on Ben Dewey's blog at

Ben Dewey
Ben Dewey
Sep 21, 2012 
PDF, ePub, Mobi, Safari Books Online, Other Digital Version
Page 22
Example 2-5

Call to context.Image() has 6 parameters but the call requires 7. This is probably a change to win8 since the book was written. The parameters "EnableHighlighting" should be added as shown below: (this.SearchQuery.Text, "EnableHighlighting", "en-US", null, null, null, null) This change also needs to be made on his code that you download from the book site.

Dig Gary  Sep 01, 2012