Chapter 5. Manage security and data

An important aspect of the design and implementation of a Windows Store app is how it handles data in various forms, such as its own settings, user-specific data, and, data from remote services. Many apps depend on a remote source of data to be fully functional, whereas some apps require data to be persisted locally. Data access in a Windows Store app can be implemented based on its requirements. The WinRT application programming interface (API) provides support for both local and remote data storage for Windows Store apps.

Some Windows Store apps depend on data from remote web-based services. Such apps require a connection over the network to access the web services. Modern web services are designed using Representational ...

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