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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Porting a Simple Silverlight Phone App to WinRT

Windows Phone and its corresponding Silverlight platform introduced a handful of new controls that formed an essential part of its user experience. These controls represented new approaches that didn’t have stock equivalents in the WPF or Windows Forms or Web worlds. As the development platforms and operating systems have started to converge, WinRT replacement controls have come onto the scene. This represents new work on the part of the developer who wants to move his current Silverlight application to WinRT.

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