CHAPTER 20

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Sharing Apps in the Windows Store

There is no delight in owning anything unshared.

—Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Most craftsmen finishing a work don’t want to tuck it away in a place where only they can see it—they want to share it with others who can appreciate it or get some value from it. This is as true for a software application as it is a work of art. Prior to Windows 8, if you were to ask “How do I share my applications with other people?” the answer would have invariably focused on the logistics of creating an installer package or the benefits of XCOPY deployment. The answer would most likely have lacked, however, any indication of ...

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