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Beginning Windows 8 Application Development by David Fulop, György Balássy, Zoltan Arvai, István Novák

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Part III

Advancing to Professional Windows 8 Development

  • Chapter 13: Creating Windows 8 Style Applications with C++
  • Chapter 14: Advanced Programming Concepts
  • Chapter 15: Testing and Debugging Windows 8 Applications
  • Chapter 16: Introducing the Windows Store

Chapter 13

Creating Windows 8 Style Applications with C++

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Understanding the scenarios where the C++ programming language is the right choice
  • Getting to know the most important recent enhancements to the C++ language
  • Getting acquainted with the new features that make it possible to write Windows 8 style applications in C++

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Although the title of this chapter may suggest that it is only for C++ developers, this is not true. In this chapter, if you are a C#, Visual Basic, or JavaScript developer, you learn in which scenarios C++ is the best choice of available Windows 8 languages. If you have had experience with C++ in the past (even if it was frustrating), this chapter demonstrates that C++ has become a modern, fast, clean, and safe language, as well as a first-class citizen in Windows 8 style application development.

First, you learn about the renaissance of C++, and then you are presented with an overview of recent ...

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