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Ready to make money and share your great Windows 8 app ideas with the world? Not sure where to start? Start here! Over the course of 34 lessons, Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of Windows Store app development.

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Ready to make money and share your great Windows 8 app ideas with the world? Not sure where to start? Start here! Over the course of 34 lessons, Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of Windows Store app development.

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    Part 34: Where to go from here?

    Part 34: Where to go from here?

    Bob reviews the topics discussed in this series of lessons, and provides some additional resources and guidance on how you should approach your career as a software developer. ResourcesWindows 8 UX Fundamentals Training Workshop 2012 Azure Mobile Services Bob's Website, LearnVisualStudio.NET Download the entire series' source code

    • 8 min
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    Part 33: Simulating Product Purchases

    Part 33: Simulating Product Purchases

    Finally, we learn how to enable in-product purchases to unlock certain features or allow for the purchase of in-app items allowing us to use a "freemium" business model. Download the entire series' source code

    • 11 min
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    Part 32: Simulating App Purchases

    Part 32: Simulating App Purchases

    Continuing on from the previous lesson, now we learn how to unlock the app and its features by allowing the user to purchase a full version of the app directly from the app. Download the entire series' source code

    • 8 min
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    Part 31: Detecting Trial Versions

    Part 31: Detecting Trial Versions

    In this final Hands On Lab, we use the CurrentAppSimulator class to simulate interaction with the Windows Store API. Here we simply use the configuration file to declaratively modify the user interface. This simulates the data retrieved from the Windows Store. Download the entire series' source code

    • 15 min
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    Part 30: Incorporating Scheduled Toasts

    Part 30: Incorporating Scheduled Toasts

    This lesson demonstrates the use of scheduled toasts to remind or notify the user of some task or change in the app. Download the entire series' source code

    • 9 min
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    Part 29: Incorporating Push Notifications

    Part 29: Incorporating Push Notifications

    Continuing from the previous lesson, this lesson demonstrate how to utilize push notifications from Windows Notification Services to provide information or state updates to the user from the cloud on the Windows 8 start page. ResourcesAzure Mobile Services Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 Download the entire series' source code

    • 11 min

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