If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows
than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft
experts provides a complete course in Windows
8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is packed with reusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of the Windows SDK
and also introduces the new Windows
8 app store.
It explains how to set up the development environment and covers user interface design, using special effects and graphics, working with C# and C++, and much more.