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Windows Application Development Cookbook

By : Marcin Jamro
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Windows Application Development Cookbook

By: Marcin Jamro

Overview of this book

Need to ensure you can always create the best Windows apps regardless of platform? What you need are solutions to the biggest issues you can face, so you can always ensure you’re making the right choices and creating the best apps you can. The book starts with recipes that will help you set up the integrated development environment before you go ahead and design the user interface. You will learn how to use the MVVM design pattern together with data binding, as well as how to work with data in different file formats. Moving on, you will explore techniques to add animations and graphics to your application, and enable your solution to work with multimedia content. You will also see how to use sensors, such as an accelerometer and a compass, as well as obtain the current GPS location. You will make your application ready to work with Internet-based scenarios, such as composing e-mails or downloading files, before finally testing the project and submitting it to the Windows Store. By the end of the book, you will have a market-ready application compatible across different Windows devices, including smartphones, tablets, and desktops.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Windows Application Development Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Associating an application with the store

When the application is created in the Windows Dev Center, you should associate your project in the IDE with this application. Fortunately, such a process is really straightforward and can be performed directly from the IDE without writing even one line of code, as you will see in this recipe.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you need the project that you want to associate with the store. You should have an application created in the Windows Dev Center as well.

How to do it...

To associate an application with the store, perform the following steps:

  1. Right-click on the project node in the Solution Explorer window and go to Store | Associate App with the Store.

  2. Press Next in the Associate Your App with the Windows Store window.

  3. Choose the application name from the list and press Next.

  4. When the information about values that will be added to the manifest file is presented, click on the Associate button.

How it works...

When the described process is completed...