Join Gerry O'Brien for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a Windows 8.1 application, part of Learning C# (2014).
Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.1, provides…a unique opportunity for application developers to create…some new Windows Store style applications to…run across a wide variety of hardware platforms.…These applications can run on Windows desktops, as well as tablet PCs.…C# is the language of choice…for developing these Windows Store applications.…Let's take a look at an example of one type of…Windows Store app that you can develop with C# in Visual Studio.…Under the Visual C# header, we look for the Windows Store templates.…
We can see that there are blank apps.…Which just basically create a single page project for…a store app with no predefined controls or layout.…Grid apps, which provide a different…project template for creating Windows Store…apps that give you a grid of information for displaying your items.…Hub apps, which again is another multipage project…for store apps that use a hub control.…This gives you dedicated pages to display groups and item details.…As well as split apps, which usually end up being two page projects where you can…
- Installing C#
- Working with loops
- Controlling program flow
- Using variables
- Building functions
- Creating and instantiating classes
- Catching errors
- Managing resources with the garbage collector
- Building collections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing C#
2. C# Language Elements
3. Object-Oriented Programming in C#
4. Structured Exception Handling
5. Resource Management in C#
6. Extensible Types in C#
7. Windows Apps in C#
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