Chapter 1. Design Windows Store apps

When you have a great idea for an app, it’s hard to resist the temptation to start up Visual Studio and begin working on the new app. Resisting that temptation is necessary for building a great app, however.

Windows Store apps are more than just a clever implementation; they require upfront design, during which you consider the design goals that Microsoft describes for them. Thinking about the goal of your app, designing a UI, and making sure that you follow the Windows Store design principles are only some of the steps you need to consider.

This chapter helps you design your app, from initial idea, to coding, and then planning for deployment. This chapter covers the first objective in the Exam 70-481 objective ...

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