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 their 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.
Link to download the TechBooks Windows 8.1 app: http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/techbooks/57710995-1141-4f96-ad6d-674698ca5bba