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Head First C#, 3rd Edition by Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene

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Appendix A. Leftovers: The top 10 things we wanted to include in this book

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The fun’s just beginning!

We’ve shown you a lot of great tools to build some really powerful software with C#. But there’s no way that we could include every single tool, technology, or technique in this book—there just aren’t enough pages. We had to make some really tough choices about what to include and what to leave out. Here are some of the topics that didn’t make the cut. But even though we couldn’t get to them, we still think that they’re important and useful, and we wanted to give you a small head start with them.

#1. There’s so much more to Windows Store

Looking to learn more about programming Windows Store apps? Microsoft has some fantastic resources to help you learn. The first step is downloading the Windows 8 Camp Training Kit, which has presentations, samples, links to really useful resources, and most importantly, a set of hands-on labs that teach you about everything from capturing data from a device’s camera to adding live tiles and push notifications to your apps. You can download the installer for the Windows 8 Camp Training Kit here:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29854

Once you install it, you’ll get a set of web pages, media files, and presentations, as well as documentation and source code for the hands-on labs. It’s a great next step for continuing to get C# concepts ...

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