Books: 79

Windows 8

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If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book more » is packed with reusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of the Windows SDK and also introduces the new Windows 8 app store. It explains how to set up the development environment and covers user interface design, using special effects and graphics, working with C# and C++, and much more. « less
2012
An Overview for IT Professionals
Get a head start evaluating Window 8. Based on the Release Preview of the software, this guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based insights demonstrating how to plan for, deploy, and maintain Windows 8 in an enterprise environment. Network administrators will get an early, more » high-level view of these topics and more: Performance, reliability, and security features; Deployment options; Managing the new UI using; Group Policy and Windows PowerShell; Internet Explorer 10; Virtualization and cloud solutions; Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack; Recovery features. « less
2012
The key features for developing on Microsoft's eagerly anticipated Windows 8 operating system are unveiled in this fast-paced 80-pageprimer. Windows 8 contains the revolutionary Metro application framework for building dynamic and responsive touch-enabled applications that target both desktops and mobile more » devices. With the official release of Windows 8 looming ever closer, experienced author Adam Freeman invites you to take a crash course in Metro development. Using XAML and C#, he ensures you understand the changes that are being made to Windows development 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
Building Windows 8 Metro, Web, and Desktop Applications for the .NET 4.5 Framework
With this digital Early Release edition of Programming C# 5.0, you get the entire book bundle in its earliest form - the author's raw and unedited content - so you can take advantage of this content long before the book's official release. You'll also receive updates when significant changes are made, more » as well as the final ebook version. With its support for dynamic programming, C# 5.0 continues to evolve as a versatile language on its own. But when C# is used with .NET Framework 4.5, the combination is incredibly powerful. This bestselling tutorial shows you how to build web, desktop, Metro and rich Internet applications using C# 5.0 with .NET's database capabilities, UI framework (WPF), extensive communication services (WCF), and more. « less
2012
Reimagined for full-screen and touch-optimized apps, Windows 8 provides a platform for reaching new users in new ways. In response, programming legend Charles Petzold is rewriting his classic Programming Windows - one of the most popular programming books of all time - to show developers how to use existing more » skills and tools to build Windows 8 apps. « less
2012
The ultimate, in-depth troubleshooting and optimizing reference
You're beyond the basics, so dive right into optimizing Windows 8 and really put your PC or tablet to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting techniques, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts keep their Windows more » 8 systems running smoothly - and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. « less
2012
Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for administering computers running Windows 8. Zero in on core operations and daily tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You'll get the focused information to solve problems and get the job done - whether at more » your desk or in the field. « less
2012
Microsoft Windows is the operating system that runs nearly 90 percent of the world's computers. Windows 8 will offer new interface updates, cloud-based services, and much more. This update of Andy Rathbone's bestselling Windows guide covers all the basics, plus the enhancements unique to Windows 8. Whether more » you're meeting Windows for the first time or upgrading from an earlier version, this book shows you how to navigate the interface, work with files, browse the Internet, set up e-mail, manage media, and more. « less
2012
Build exactly the skills you need. Learn at the pace you want.
Experience learning made easy - and quickly teach yourself how to use Windows 8. With Step by Step, you set the pace - building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Set up a home network, browse the web, and use your email; Use multi-touch gestures on your touchscreen devices; more » Manage your files with Microsoft SkyDrive; Play music and movies, and share your photos and videos; Download apps and games from the Windows Store; Help secure your computer and prevent common problems. « less
2012
Get a real feel for Windows 8 with a wealth of tips in this step-by-step guide. After using Windows 7 or XP, learning Microsoft's latest operating system takes some adjustment. Never fear. Windows expert Mike Halsey starts with the basics and then takes you through the trickier parts of Microsoft's latest more » operating system. You'll quickly learn how to make the most of Windows 8 for work and entertainment, whether you use a touchscreen tablet, a laptop, or a PC with a keyboard and mouse. « less
2012