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Start Here! Build Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

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Start Here! Build Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-7592-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-7592-6

Ready to learn Windows 8 programming? Start Here!

Learn the fundamentals of Windows 8 programming—and begin creating apps for desktops, laptops, tablets, and other devices. If you have previous experience with HTML5 and JavaScript—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and getting-started techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.

Here’s where you start learning Windows 8 app development

  • Build on your knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Create photo and media galleries with built-in HTML widgets
  • Interact with the system through live tiles, contracts, and view state detection
  • Store and access data on the local device and via the Internet
  • Access webcam, GPS, and other sensors embedded in the device
  • Create your first programs and publish them to the Windows Store

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1: Using Visual Studio 2012 Express edition for Windows 8
  • Chapter 2: Making sense of HTML5
  • Chapter 3: Making sense of CSS
  • Chapter 4: Making sense of JavaScript
  • Chapter 5: First steps with Windows 8 development
  • Chapter 6: The user interface of Windows Store applications
  • Chapter 7: Navigating through multimedia content
  • Chapter 8: States of a Windows 8 application
  • Chapter 9: Integrating with the Windows 8 environment
  • Chapter 10: Adding persistent data to applications
  • Chapter 11: Working with remote data
  • Chapter 12: Accessing devices and sensors
  • Chapter 13: Adding Live tiles
  • Chapter 14: Publishing an application
  • About the authors


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