Chapter 26. Displaying and Searching for Data in a Windows Store App

After completing the chapter, you will be able to

  • Explain how to use the Model-View-ViewModel pattern to implement the application logic for a Windows Store app.

  • Use data binding to display and modify data in a view.

  • Create a ViewModel to enable a view to interact with a model.

  • Implement a Search contract to enable a Windows Store app to integrate with the search functionality of Windows 8.

In Chapter 25, you learned how to design a user interface for a Microsoft Windows Store app that could adapt to the different device form factors, orientations, and views that a customer or other consumer running your application might use. The application you used was a simple one for displaying ...

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