Windows 8: Building Up to Blank - by @codefoster
When you’re learning a new platform or development stack or seeing something for the first time, it’s an exercise in concept building. If you don’t get the concepts down then you may as well be a monkey walking through steps. And sometimes when you start with a project template, so much has been done for you that grasping concepts involves separating what is fundamental to the technology and what has been done for you by the tooling.
I’m not one to throw the tools and templates out the window. Once you get the concepts down they’re awfully handy. But let’s throw them away temporarily while we learn the concepts and then we’ll run out to the curb before the garbage guy gets here and retrieve them.
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