Windows 8 Apps Revealed Using HTML5 and JavaScript

Windows 8 Apps Revealed Using HTML5 and JavaScript

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This 88-page primer unveils the key features of Microsoft's eagerly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. Windows 8 contains Microsoft's revolutionary new application framework for building dynamic and responsive touch-enabled applications that target both desktops and mobile devices. Experienced author Adam Freeman invites you to take a crash course in Windows 8 development. Using the open standards of HTML5 and JavaScript, he ensures you understand the changes that are being made to Windows development practices and puts you on the right course to creating innovative and elegant applications for this latest evolution of the worlda€™s most successful operating system. What youa€™ll learn Create and configure Windows 8 applications Implement a touch-enabled user interface Store data and application state using the new persistence model Access remote data using Windows 8 networking Package and deploy your application to the Windows store Who this book is for This book is for experienced developers who want to stay ahead of the curve and understand the new ways of working that the new operating system introduces. Table of Contents Creating the UI Responding to the User Storage and Persistence Networking Packaging and Deployment These chapters are supported by a substantial stand-alone code sample.Users dona#39;t close Windows 8 apps; theyjust move to another application and leave Windows to sort things out. This is why there are no close buttons or menu bars on a Windows 8 UI. A Windows 8 app that is no longer required is moved intoanbsp;...

Title:Windows 8 Apps Revealed Using HTML5 and JavaScript
Author:Adam Freeman
Publisher:Apress - 2012-11-13


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