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Visual Studio 2013 Cookbook by Richard Banks, Jeff Martin

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Packaging your Windows Store app

For Windows 8 to correctly load and run a Windows Store app, it must be packaged in a particular format. The information contained in the package includes the capabilities and contracts that your app uses as well as information on the app user tile, the splash screen, and more.

This recipe will show you what you need to do to package your Windows Store app so that it is ready for the world to use.

Getting ready

Open the SplitApp project that you created in the Using the Windows Store app simulator recipe.

How to do it...

Perform the following steps for packaging your Windows Store app:

  1. Open the Package.appxmanifest file from Solution Explorer.
  2. Examine the fields in the Application UI tab. Add a space to the Display ...

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