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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 8

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Data Management

This chapter explains how an app can manage data through the new API available in WinRT. We will take a look at data access and manipulation in different types of storage and how to handle user settings. Step by step, we will show these features using examples.

Handling Data in a Windows Store App

The Windows Storage APIs are a simple way to access and manipulate data and files whether they are on the local machine or elsewhere (such as the cloud). The APIs are located in the Windows.Storage namespace. All the languages available for developing Windows Store apps allow the use of Windows Storage APIs but unfortunately ...

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