Chapter 21. More About Windows Store Apps

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create a more complex app by using XAML and code-behind.

  • Handle events from a more complex user interface.

  • Use Windows Store app features, such as app bars.

  • Share content with other applications.

In this chapter you will create a more complex Windows Store app, one that uses a touch interface, and which can be deployed onto any Microsoft Surface tablet device. As well as showing you how to create a realistic Windows 8 app, you will also learn about some of the new features that the Windows Store interface has added to Windows programming.

Building the basic calculator

The app you’ll be building during the course of this chapter is a programmer’s calculator. ...

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