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Building Windows 8 Applications with JavaScript and HTML

by Craig Shoemaker

Learn everyting you need to know to get started building Windows 8 JavaScript applications(Based on Windows 8 RTM).

What you'll learn

Learn how to build Windows Store applications on top of the WinJS platform with JavaScript and HTML. Get acquainted with the design philosophy of the Modern UI and how it affects the design of your application. Work with existing and new WinJS controls to provide interaction, learn how to respond to layout orientation and view state changes. Learn the distinctions between traditional web development and WinJS development, and see how to take existing .NET development skills and apply them to Window Store applications.

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About the author

Craig Shoemaker is a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft on the Azure Container Apps and Azure Static Web Apps teams. On some days he's building internal tools to keep Microsoft employees productive, and others days creating guidance used by hundreds of thousands of developers. Additionally, Craig is a best selling Pluralsight author and co-host of the Web Rush podcast. You can reach Craig on Twitter at @craigshoemaker or join the conversation at Web Rush

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