About this Book
The goal of this book is to take you, the developer who is at least a little familiar with C# and .NET, and help you become an awesome Windows Store app developer, regardless of which version of Windows you use for building Windows Store apps. If you’re already an awesome Windows developer familiar with Windows Store apps, WPF, or Silverlight, I’ve included deep topics to help you learn more about the platform and how things work under the covers.
After you’ve read this book, you should be able to confidently design, develop, and deliver Windows Store apps. To facilitate the learning process, I’ve structured the book to get you developing as soon as possible, while providing quality, in-depth content and several functional apps you can learn from or build on.
Within each chapter, I’ve included a collection of devices to help you build a firm understanding of the XAML UI platform for Windows. The following list explains how each device helps along the journey: