Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript





Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
English | ISBN: 073567261X | 2012 | PDF | 537 pages | 12,4 mb

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

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