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Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript : Kraig Brockschmidt: Book

Product descriptions:

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. “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
  • Localization, Accessibility, and the Windows Store

Product Details.

ASIN: 073567261X
Paperback: 640
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN-10: 073567261X
ISBN-13: 9780735672611

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