Programming Windows® 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript by Kraig Brockschmidt

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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 across the whole scope of the Windows 8 platform. And you’ll gain insights and best practices on design, coding, and performance from real-world developers working on real-world apps.

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Platform Characteristics
App Anatomy and Page Navigation
Controls, Control Styling, and Basic Data Binding
Collections and Collection Controls
Windows 8 Style Commanding UI
State, Settings, Files, and Documents
Input and Sensors
Purposeful Animations
Tiles, Notifications, the Lock Screen, and Background Tasks
Devices and Printing
WinRT Components
Localization, Accessibility, and the Windows Store

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Published November 26, 2012 by Microsoft Press. 833 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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