Chapter summary

  • WinRT APIs provide developers with local, roaming, and temporary data stores for data storage and manipulation. In addition, when configured with the appropriate capabilities and declarations, apps can access files and folders on users’ devices.

  • Windows Azure can be used to store files such as photos and documents; as well as structured, nonrelational data in tables. Windows Azure Mobile Services provides a simple way to integrate Windows Azure storage in Windows Store apps.

  • The HttpClient class can be used to retrieve data from remote servers. Common HTTP verbs can be used in these requests to perform operations such as create, restore, update, and delete on resources in the remote server.

  • Windows Store apps can use WebSockets to ...

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