Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Paperback: 640 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (December 24, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 073567261X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735672611
eBook Description:

Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Apply your existing skills with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and start building your own Windows 8 apps now. As a member of the Windows Ecosystem team, the author has trained hundreds of Microsoft engineers and has been on the front lines of bringing the first Windows 8 apps to the Windows Store. Through this book, you’ll get a thorough grounding in platform features and considerations, and delve into development essentials across the whole scope of the Windows 8 platform. “Quickstart” sections provide ready experience with the tools, API, and core features. And you’ll gain insights and best practices on design, coding, and performance from real-world developers working on real-world apps.

Apply your existing skills with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and start building your own Windows 8 apps now. As a member of the Windows Ecosystem team, the author has trained hundreds of Microsoft engineers and has been on the front lines of bringing the first Windows 8 apps to the Windows Store. Through this book, you’ll get a thorough grounding in platform features and considerations, and delve into development essentials across the whole scope of the Windows 8 platform. “Quickstart” sections provide ready experience with the tools, API, and core features. And you’ll gain insights and best practices on design, coding, and performance from real-world developers working on real-world apps.

NOTE: This title is also available as a free eBook. It is based on Windows 8 Release Preview; the content and publication date will be updated for final Windows 8 software.

Apply your existing skills with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and start building your own Windows 8 apps now. As a member of the Windows Ecosystem team, the author has trained hundreds of Microsoft engineers and has been on the front lines of bringing the first Windows 8 apps to the Windows Store. Through this book, you’ll get a thorough grounding in platform features and considerations, and delve into development essentials across the whole scope of the Windows 8 platform. “Quickstart” sections provide ready experience with the tools, API, and core features. And you’ll gain insights and best practices on design, coding, and performance from real-world developers working on real-world apps.

Topics includes:

  • Platform Characteristics
  • App Anatomy and Page Navigation
  • Controls, Control Styling, and Basic Data Binding
  • Collections and Collection Controls
  • Layout
  • Windows 8 Style Commanding UI
  • State, Settings, Files, and Documents
  • Input and Sensors
  • Media
  • Purposeful Animations
  • Contracts
  • Tiles, Notifications, the Lock Screen, and Background Tasks
  • Networking
  • Devices and Printing
  • Extensions WinRT Components
  • Localization, Accessibility, and the Windows Store

Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Apply your existing skills with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and start building your own Windows 8 apps now. As a member of the Windows Ecosystem team, the author has trained hundreds of Microsoft engineers and has been on the front lines of bringing the first Windows 8 apps to the Windows Store. Through this book, you’ll get a thorough grounding in platform features and considerations, and delve into development essentials across the whole scope of the Windows 8 platform. “Quickstart” sections provide ready experience with the tools, API, and core features. And you’ll gain insights and best practices on design, coding, and performance from real-world developers working on real-world apps.

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