Paperback: 848 pages
Publisher: Sams Publishing; 1 edition (December 25, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.1 x 9.1 inches
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As with Nathan's book WPF 4 Unleashed books, this book is a pure pleasure to read. It is in full color, the content is laid out in an easy to read style, the author's writing style makes it easy to read, and the content is all valuable. There is no fluff like you find in a lot of the books written today.Part I of the book starts out with an awesome chapter on the anatomy of a Windows store app and then has a great chapter introducing XAML. The book is broken down into a total of 7 parts. I have listed them below along with the chapters they contain.Part I: Getting StartedChapter 1. Hello, Real World!Chapter 2. Mastering XAMLPart II: Building an AppChapter 3. Sizing, Positioning, and Transforming ElementsChapter 4. LayoutChapter 5. InteractivityChapter 6. Handling Input: Touch, Mouse, Pen, and KeyboardPart III: Working with the App ModelChapter 7. App LifecycleChapter 8. Threading, Windows, and PagesChapter 9. The Many Ways to Earn MoneyPart IV: Understanding ControlsChapter 10. Content ControlsChapter 11. Items ControlsChapter 12. TextChapter 13. ImagesChapter 14. Audio, Video, and SpeechChapter 15. Other ControlsPart V: Leveraging the Richness of XAMLChapter 16. Vector GraphicsChapter 17. AnimationChapter 18. Styles, Templates, and Visual StatesChapter 19. Data BindingPart VI: Exploiting Windows 8.1Chapter 20. Working with DataChapter 21. Supporting CharmsChapter 22. Leveraging ContractsChapter 23. Reading from SensorsChapter 24. Controlling DevicesChapter 25.
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