Creating Apps with Visual Basic

What You Find in this Chapter and What You Don’t

Developing universal Windows apps is very exciting and interesting, but explaining the whole process would require an entire book. For this reason, the goal of this chapter is to teach you the basics of building apps with Visual Basic, providing information on the most common topics. Here you learn how to create and debug an app, how to write XAML and VB code, how to call APIs for common tasks and local storage, and how to customize and prepare an app for publication. You will not find topics like live tiles, sensors, push notifications, or location services. Once you understand the basics provided in this chapter, all those other topics will be easier to study ...

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