Sams Teach Yourself Windows 8 Apps with JavaScript and HTML5 in 24 Hours by Chad Carter

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Write Windows 8 Metro apps capable of running on one billion devices -- and do it with familiar HTML5 and JavaScript technologies! Sams Teach Yourself Windows 8 Metro Apps with JavaScript and HTML5 in 24 Hours is the fastest way for web and Windows developers to profit from the massive new Windows 8/Metro opportunity. Microsoft MVP Chad Carter teaches every facet of HTML5/JavaScript Metro development simply and clearly, through 24 concise, hands-on lessons focused on knowledge you can apply immediately. Each lesson builds on what's come before, helping you get practical results fast! You'll learn how HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 fit into Metro development… how to quickly master Metro design and start using Microsoft's powerful Metro templates… what you need to know about WinRT and WinJS… how to build high-performance Metro apps… how to handle tablet and smartphone form factors, touch, and sensors… how to bind data to apps, and store it locally or remotely… how to manage app lifecycle events… how to make the most of Metro's innovative UI features… and much more. Carter walks you through constructing apps and games from start to finish, and even shows how to get them certified for sale at the Windows Store. Step-by-step instructions walk readers through key tasks... Q-and-As, Quizzes, and Exercises test their knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice... "Watch Out!" alerts help them avoid problems. By the time they're finished, readers will be comfortable with every phase of Windows 8 Metro development -- from planning apps through earning revenue!


About Chad Carter

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Chad Carter (Greensboro/Winston-Salem, NC Area) is owner and CTO of GlobalCove Technologies, a company that specializes in customizing ERP systems, identity services, serious games, general system integrations, and custom development for Windows, Xbox 360, and leading web and phone platforms. His 15 years of professional software development experience encompasses research and development, software engineering, enterprise system architecture, system integration, virtualization, and performance analysis. Named Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for XNA/DirectX in 2009, 2010 and 2011, Carter has spoken widely on Microsoft technologies from Silverlight to WinRT.
Published October 24, 2012 by Sams Publishing. 662 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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