Getting Started with Metro Apps
by Ben Dewey
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2012
Number of pages: 100
If you're new to .NET programming, this introductory guide will quickly get you up to speed on the tools you need to build user interfaces with Microsoft's new design language, code-named Metro. Learn how to use WinRT and the preview version of the upcoming Visual Studio release, and get tips and tricks for having your app published in the Windows Store.
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