ST. LOUIS--(Perficient, Inc., a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced Perficient Technical Architect Kyle Burns has authored a book entitled “Beginning Windows 8 Application Development.” This book provides information technology professionals guidance on how to develop on Microsoft’s newest platform – Windows 8.)--
“The overall goal of this book was to share useful information for developers on how to build well-crafted applications that take into account the user experience, social integration, and maintaining data and settings across multiple devices.”
“As the world becomes more connected, people – employees, consumers, and partners – expect their devices to support how they like to communicate, operate and collaborate with one another. The launch of Windows 8 is aimed to provide a platform that supports this evolution,” said Burns. “The overall goal of this book was to share useful information for developers on how to build well-crafted applications that take into account the user experience, social integration, and maintaining data and settings across multiple devices.”
“Beginning Windows 8 Application Development,” published by Apress, introduces developers to Windows 8 and the new Windows 8 programming model. Readers will learn to build rich, immersive applications designed to run on the many devices that will be powered by Windows 8. “Beginning Windows 8 Application Development” enables developers to:
- Apply Windows 8 modern user experience style design guidelines to build effective user interfaces
- Consume services to bring data into the application
- Use the cloud to share data and application settings across multiple devices
- Build next-generation connected and social applications
About the Author
As a technical architect with Perficient, Kyle Burns remains heavily focused on using the Microsoft stack to deliver solutions and has maintained certifications on Microsoft tools ranging from Visual Studio 6 to Visual Studio 2012. Throughout his career, Burns has worked in companies ranging from a six person startup to a Fortune 100 company and is constantly looking for new ways to explore solving problems with people, process, and technology.
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