Developing reader apps

Apps that incorporate a reading experience are quickly becoming popular as tablet PCs become more prevalent. Here you can find two walkthroughs of complete samples that can help you create great reader apps. After reading these walkthroughs, you will have a solid understanding of key layout features that are used in these apps and will also have a basic reader app to start from. One walkthrough uses HTML and CSS while the other uses C++, DirectX, and XAML, so you can pick the technologies you're most comfortable with.

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Walkthrough: Reader app (JavaScript and HTML)

Highlights the new Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and HTML5 features that you can use to create great reader apps, focusing on key layout features.

Walkthrough: Create a blog reader (JavaScript and HTML)

This walkthrough teaches you how to use the Split App Visual Studio template to create a blog reading app.

Walkthrough: Reader app (DirectX and XAML)

Highlights the DirectX, C++, and XAML features that you can use to create great reader apps, focusing on key layout features.

 

 

 

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