Start Here!™ Build Windows® 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

Start Here!™ Build Windows® 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript
Published:May 15, 2013Language:English
Author:Dino Esposito, Francesco EspositoTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
Length:388 PagesISBN 13:9780735675940

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$ 24.99
About The BookReady 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
  • About Dino Esposito, Francesco EspositoDino Esposito is a well-known web development expert. He speaks at industry events, including DevConnections and Microsoft TechEd, contributes to MSDN® Magazine and other publications, and has written several popular Microsoft Press books, including Microsoft ASP.NET and AJAX: Architecting Web Applications.

    Even though he’s still a teenager (15 years old), Francesco Esposito has accumulated significant experience with mobile application development for a variety of platforms, including iOS with Objective C and MonoTouch, Android via Java, Windows Phone, and even BlackBerry. He wrote most of the code for IBI12--the official app for the Rome ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament. When not writing apps, hanging out with friends, or practicing water polo, he likes going to school where his secret goal is to achieve the highest marks ever so he can get a scholarship and buy his own Surface tablet.
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