TechBooks is a handy Windows 8.1 app that brings all the freely available MSDN and Patterns & Practices technical eBooks, in one place for your reading pleasure (online or offline). App is all about the technical content (ebooks) one can leverage to enhance skill sets.
App has the following features.
- Uses Windows 8.1’s new HubControl and template.
- Uses new Windows 8.1 PDF related API’s.
- Includes standard stuff – appbar, semantic zoom, pin-to-start, fly outs, caching books for offline use, and basic bookmarking capability.
- FilePicker functionality to save the book wherever the user desires.