Chapter 25. Implementing the User Interface for a Windows Store App

After completing the chapter, you will be able to

  • Describe the features of a typical Windows Store app.

  • Implement a scalable user interface for a Windows Store app that can adapt to different form factors and device orientations.

  • Create and apply styles to a Windows Store app.

Microsoft Windows Store apps are based on a new paradigm for applications that is arguably the biggest change in Windows client application development since the advent of the Microsoft .NET Framework just after the turn of the millennium. The continuously connected, touch-driven interface of Windows 8 together with the use of Windows contracts for interacting with other applications, the support for embedded ...

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