Download E-books Designing for Windows 8: Fundamentals of Great Design in Windows Store Apps (Expert S Voice in Windows 8) PDF

By Brent Schooley

Designing for home windows 8 is a fast moving, 150-page primer at the key layout innovations you want to create winning home windows eight apps. This e-book may help you layout a person interface that's either pleasant and powerful, feels ‘right’ in your clients, and encapsulates a good home windows eight experience.

during this ebook, you are going to:

  • Meet the development blocks of reliable home windows eight UI layout in a well-designed pattern app.
  • Learn the right way to contain key layout parts into your apps, akin to the app bar, charms and sophisticated animations from the animation library.
  • Find out how you can bring the center adventure that your clients count on from home windows eight.
  • Learn easy methods to make your app stick out from millions of others within the home windows shop.

It’s now time to create the subsequent iteration of home windows purposes. Arm your self with layout strategies and take part in this incredible chance!

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