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Based on the principles of cognitive science and instructional design, Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, part of the Fluent Learning series, is a true tutorial that will help you build effective working models for understanding a large and complex subject: developing XAML applications for Windows 8.1.
Most introductory books just talk at you and give you “exercises” that have more to do with taking dictation than actually learning. Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, is different. It guides you through learning the way your mind likes to learn: by solving puzzles, making connections, and building genuine understanding instead of just memorizing random facts.
DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW TO…
0 Introduction 1
1 Welcome to Windows 8.1 9
2 The Deep End 43
3 XAML 83
4 Building Blocks 113
5 XAML Controls, Part 1 151
6 XAML Controls, Part II 199
XAML in Detail
7 Dependency Properties 239
8 Events & Input 279
9 Commanding 309
10 Text & Graphics 343
11 Resources, Styles & Templates 387
12 XAML Binding 433
Working With Windows 8
13 Displaying Your App 477
14 The Application Lifecycle. 529
15 Tiles & Notifications 555
16 Files & Capabilities 595
17 App Contracts 641
18 Search 677
19 On Your Own 713
A Determine the requirements 716
B Design the UX 718
C Design the Data Structures 723
D Create the Graphics Assets 725
E Implement the System 726