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Introducing Windows 8.1 For IT Professionals by Ed Bott

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Chapter 6. Delivering Windows Store apps

Devices designed and built for Windows 8 and its successors can do something their predecessors in the Windows family never could. These modern machines can run a new class of modern apps, built using the new Windows Runtime (WinRT) platform, with a clean user experience that takes full advantage of touch-enabled devices.

Windows 8.1 includes a large selection of Microsoft-authored apps in this category, all of them included as part of a default Windows 8.1 installation. Additional apps are available through the Windows Store, whose distinctive green tile can be found on the Windows 8.1 Start ...

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