In this chapter, you saw the complete cycle for creating, testing, and deploying a simple Windows 8 application. You learned about the available templates and how to describe the application using the manifest. Finally, you added the code to implement the search contract using a provided template.
The next chapter is dedicated to application life cycle management. You will learn the details of the application manifest: how to package, test, and deploy an application, and how Windows 8 manages the launch, suspension, and termination of an application.