CHAPTER 1

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Setting Up Windows 8 Application Project

Aren’t you excited to get your first hands-on experience by developing FinanceHub Windows 8 application following MVVM design pattern? This chapter will guide you through setting up the development environment and then we will create a FinanceHub Windows 8 application project using one of the Visual Studio Windows Store XAML templates and will set up project structure supporting MVVM pattern-based development. Let’s get started!

The Development Environment

Microsoft has tried very hard to make the development experience smoother with the next generation of its integrated development tool sets. ...

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