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Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up by Michele Aponte, Antonio Liccardi, Emanuele Garofalo

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CHAPTER 4

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Choose Your Way

Although this book is about the C# and Visual Basic (VB) languages, it also introduces all the possibilities offered by the Windows Runtime (WinRT) platform. If you are interested in a language other than the ones presented in this book, you can find an appropriate book in the Apress catalogue. This chapter analyzes the tools and the differences between them, focusing attention on XAML and C# or VB for developing the Windows Store App.

Choosing Your Way

Why are very different languages used to develop Windows Store App applications? As you saw in Chapter 2, WinRT allows the use of more languages to invoke the application ...

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