Building Windows 8 Apps with C++ and XAML

Learn how to build modern UI applications for Windows 8 using C++ and XAML.
Course info
Rating
(80)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
October 18, 2011
Duration
3h 33m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(80)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
October 18, 2011
Duration
3h 33m
Description

With Windows 8 a new application model was introduced, along with a new runtime called WinRT (Windows RunTime.) In this course you'll learn the fundamentals of developing Windows 8 modern UI applications in C++ using language extensions called C++/CX, XAML, and the WinRT libraries. Leverage the C++ skills you already have and develop Metro apps for Windows 8 with the same libraries as C# or Javascript programmers.

About the author
About the author

Kate Gregory is in her fourth decade of being paid to program. Her firm, Gregory Consulting Limited, is based in rural Ontario and helps clients adopt new technologies and adjust to the changing business environment. Current work makes heavy use of .NET and Visual C++ for both web and client development, especially for Windows 7 and 8. Managing, mentoring, technical writing, and technical speaking occupy much of her time, but she still writes code every week.

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