I thought the author's writing style made the book very easy to read from cover to cover.
Jeremy starts the book with a history of Windows and Microsoft development, before starting on the main part of the book - Developing Windows 8 Apps with C#.
If you really need to write and understand in a detailed way how everything works and REALLY LEARN then get another book.
Reading this book was very frustrating for me. Looking at the Table of Contents it appeared as if the chapters and sections were laid out in a clear manner, but when I finished... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Not sure if he was in a rush or didn't really care a lot, but this book was written with little time for review. I emailed him several months ago, no response. Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. Bess
Subjects are not treated in-depth, nor introduced in a structured manner. Not a useful book for me. 350 pages of big print. Read morePublished 10 months ago by depelover
I bought the book primarily because I thought it was a tutorial of building Windows 8 apps. It turns out the author is just explaining the code he has written. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mohamed Alie
I expected to learn a lot from this book, and was looking forward to doing so. Unfortunately there are very many errors in source code of the second chapter of this book (at least... Read morePublished 13 months ago by M. Elzen
I've only gone through the first example (the ImageHelper app), and it is not leaving a good first impression. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Christian Allred
A great book! It is entertaining and informative. It doesn't read like a text book. It has real life examples and covers the subject beautifullyPublished 17 months ago by Mark D. Baumbach
This is a good book.
Not only does the writer describe Win8 development but he also explains the techniques you come in contact with while developing.
So not much more than what Microsoft released as doc sometime later. An introduction for Silverlight people. XAML updates mostly.Published 17 months ago by Glenn R.