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Building Great Windows 8 Apps

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In this show, John Papa and Pete Brown join Robert for a freewheeling discussion about building great apps. They cover a range of topics including your icon and tile, how you app looks in the Windows Store, how you display information in an app layout, gestures, design, and more.


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  • Duncan MackenzieDuncanma "yeah that's awful close, but that's not why I'm so hard done by"

    John Papa's in the house?!?! crazy, and he never even stopped by to say hi Sad


  • Hello John welcome back we are missing you anyhow you are doing a great job on building trainings and I am loving your trainings and blogs. 

  • Naqash AhmedNaqash Ahmed

    i am a student. Beginner in programming. i want to be a part of app development in windows 8. guide me please

  • @Naqash Ahmed: A good place to start is the Windows Developer Center. In addition, there are some very good series on Channel 9. Check out  Windows Store apps for Absolute Beginners with C# and Windows Store apps for Absolute Beginners with JavaScript.


  • Great video, I will re-watch, as I am a beginner. I've finished the Windows store apps for the beginner, it's great. It got me thinking for I actually have a couple of cook books I was going to post, however, after seeing this I will wait I rebrand them.



  • John Papajopapa Evangelist on the Loose

    @Duncanma: Hey Duncan! WIsh I had the time but I was only there in Bellevue, other than the 2 hours at B20. Would have loved to see all you guys again. I miss Channel 9! You guys should build me a studio in Florida so I can start a show here Smiley

  • Hey Robert, I'm a new to developing windows store apps and i'm trying to implement data virtualization in my application. I did a research on the same and found quite a lot articles, including msdn forums  that tried to cover the topic however for a beginner developer like me i found those article quite confusing, could you help me in the topic and if possible an episode on the same would be fantastic.


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