Here we are on the eve of Windows* 8 and I want to reach out to my former friends & co-workers still there to wish them all a huge Congratulations!
This article discusses how to enable touch for Windows 8* Style UI apps using C# in the Visual Studio* 11 IDE. It covers how to bind user touch events using both XAML and "code-behind" (C# code) perspectives to create a rich user experience.
By David Medawar
Porting Android* Touch to Windows* 8 UI (C#)
With the introduction of WinRT, a native set of APIs for Windows 8* Metro style app development, you might not consider developing in C#. However, Microsoft did a great job providing a first-rate experience for C# developers building Metro style apps.
This guide provides developers with an overview of the Windows 8* sensors application programming interfaces (APIs) for Desktop and Metro style applications with a specific focus on the various sensor capabilities available in Windows 8 Desktop mode.
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