Books: 79

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Beginning Windows 8 Application Development - XAML Edition introduces you to the Windows 8 modern app design paradigm and the new Windows 8 programming model developed around this paradigm. You'll learn to build rich, immersive applications designed to run on the many devices that will be powered by more » Windows 8. The Windows 8 modern UI style is far more than a programming model and Beginning Windows 8 Application Development - XAML Edition takes you beyond the syntax of any development language. We examine the factors such as UX (User Experience), social integration, and maintaining data and settings across multiple devices. « less
2012
Apps are at the heart of Windows 8, bringing rich and engaging experiences to both tablet and desktop users. Windows 8 uses the Windows Runtime (WinRT), a complete reimagining of Windows development that supports multiple programming languages and is built on HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. These applications more » are the future of Windows development and JavaScript is perfect language to take advantage of this exciting and flexible environment. « less
2012
Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET 4.5
Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) provides you with a development framework for building high-quality user experiences for the Windows operating system. It blends together rich content from a wide range of sources and allows you unparalleled access to the processing power of your Windows more » computer. This book begins by building a firm foundation of elementary concepts, using your existing C# skills as a frame of reference, before moving on to discuss advanced concepts and demonstrate them in a hands-on way that emphasizes the time and effort savings that can be gained. « less
2012
Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET 4.5
Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) provides you with a development framework for building high-quality user experiences for the Windows operating system. It blends together rich content from a wide range of sources and allows you unparalleled access to the processing power of your Windows more » computer. This book begins by building a firm foundation of elementary concepts, using your existing VB skills as a frame of reference, before moving on to discuss advanced concepts and demonstrate them in a hands-on way that emphasizes the time and effort savings that can be gained. « less
2012
Application Development with C# and XAML
It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer. The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer. The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications. This team of authors takes you on a journey through all of the more » new development features of the Windows 8 platform specifically how to utilize Visual Studio 2012 and the XAML/C# languages to produce robust apps that are ready for deployment in the new Windows Store. « less
2012
Windows 8 contains Microsoft's revolutionary new application framework for building dynamic and responsive touch-enabled applications that target both desktops and mobile devices. Using the open standards of XAML and C# he ensures you understand the changes that are being made to Windows development more » practices and puts you on the right course to creating innovative and elegant applications for this latest evolution of the world's most successful operating system. « less
2012
Full of illustrations, diagrams, and tips with clear step-by-step instructions and real world examples. Gain a strong foundation of WPF features and patterns. Leverage the MVVM pattern to build decoupled, maintainable apps.
2012
This book is not about XAML, not about code nor explicit work flows. It is about simply dragging, dropping, drawing, and defining the experience and vision for a user interface and rich interactive experience. You will learn how to work with the core features of Blend, edit Styles and Templates, and more » more importantly, understand what they all mean. You will also work in detail with Parts, States, and Behaviors to understand how collectively they can provide your solutions advanced functionality without the need for code or hand-cranked XAML. « less
2011
Quickstart Guide for Desktop and Mobile Development
This book will present you with a full rundown of all the new features in the upcoming AIR 3.0 runtime. Along with each feature, if applicable, will be a demonstration of how to employ the new feature. There's also be a short introduction to AIR and a chapter dedicated to providing you with additional more » resources. « less
2011
Microsoft Windows Security Secrets and Solutions
Meet the challenges of Windows security with the exclusive Hacking Exposed "attack-countermeasure" approach. Learn how real-world malicious hackers conduct reconnaissance of targets and then exploit common misconfigurations and software flaws on both clients and servers. See leading-edge exploitation more » techniques demonstrated, and learn how the latest countermeasures in Windows XP, Vista, and Server 2003/2008 can mitigate these attacks. Get practical advice based on the authors and contributors many years as security professionals hired to break into the world's largest IT infrastructures. « less
2007