I would like to thank Ewan Buckingham, the lead editor of this book, who has given me opportunity to write this fast-paced guide for the new Microsoft Windows 8 application development platform.
It was a journey for me, as I learned the new concepts while writing this book and there were some unpredicted events like super storm Sandy that caused some delays. However, the support from the coordinating editor, Anamika Panchoo, and excellent feedback from the technical reviewer, Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati, and Ewan helped me to finish this book to a high standard and on time. I also would like to thank you the whole Apress team for their support during different phases of this book writing project.
Jay Nanavaty has been working with ...