As you know, Windows 8 has come with new features and various types of metro apps. Obviously, it also has new keyboard shortcuts. Even with Windows 8, you can also use the keyboard shortcuts you are already using with Windows 7 and XP. Let's have look into the new and already using keyboard shortcuts that definitely help you while operating your Windows 8 machine.
Before developing your windows 8 apps in Visual Studio 2012, you need to have windows 8 developer license, other wise you will not be able to develop your windows 8 apps. In this article, I will demonstarate how can you get developer license for windows 8 apps development.
In Visual Studio 2012, there are many templates for developing windows apps using c# and XAML. Let's start with Blank App (XAML) template with c#. First of all create a new Windows Store project with Blank App template with in your VS 2012 as shown below:
XAML pronounced as "ZAMEL" is a markup language that is used to design UI for .Net Application. It has been started to use in WPF development for making impressive UI for window application. XAML is similar to html and based on XML. XAML files are XML files and usually have the .xaml extension.
Before going to start the development of windows apps, lets take a look into the apps life cycle. As you know windows 8 can load and run multiple applications at a time just like to previous version of windows.
Microsoft has been introduced Windows 8 with a variety of features and new application development framework. Now you can purchase the latest windows apps, games and software from Windows store for your Windows 8 machine. You can also make your own windows apps, store it to windows store and sale it across the world.