CHAPTER 6

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Local Data

WHAT’S NEW IN WINDOWS 8.1

Windows 8.1 has removed the Documents Library capability from the App Manifest. This is due to security concerns with giving apps access to the user’s entire document library. Instead, you must use File Pickers to access files on a user’s device. Since File Pickers require the user to specifically open or save files, the app can’t access anything that the user hasn’t granted access to.

SQLite has been updated for Windows 8.1. The version compatible with Windows 8.0 will not work with apps being targeted for Windows 8.1. This means if you have existing apps in the wild that are using SQLite, there ...

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