Get started with Windows Store Apps using HTML5 and JavaScript with Packt's book and eBook

September 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript, a practical guide that successfully helps readers learn Windows 8 application development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. This book is now available now in print and all the popular eBook formats, including Kindle. The print book comes in at over 184 pages and is competitively priced at $24.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $12.74.

About the Author :

Rami Sarieddine has over 7 years of experience in web development, and is a Technical Evangelist for Windows Azure and Windows 8 with Microsoft Gulf. He was awarded the Microsoft Valuable Professional award in 2012 and 2013 for his contributions to the technical communities of Visual C# and ASP.NET/IIS respectively. He has also worked as a Software Engineer and Analyst at the American University of Beirut.

Windows Store, a digital distribution platform in Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems, can be used to provide listings for desktop applications certified to run on Windows 8, but is also the primary distribution platform for Windows Store apps. Windows Store provides tools for the developer to track his or her app in the store, as well as tracking downloads, financials, crashes, adoption, and ratings.

Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript delves into the various powerful new features of HTML5 and CSS3, teaching readers how to use Windows Library for JavaScript controls, and create a blank Windows Store JavaScript app while also understanding view states. Through this hands-on, step-by-step book, readers will learn to make the app responsive, and get data via Web URLs and bind it to controls.

Easy-to-follow and well explained concepts and instructions will help readers become well-versed in the features of a Windows Store app, show them how to add live tiles and notifications for the app, and create a basic app using XAML. Finally, readers will learn to understand and harness the power of the Windows Store by successfully publishing their app.

Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: HTML5 Structure

Chapter 2: Styling with CSS3

Chapter 3: JavaScript for Windows Apps

Chapter 4: Developing Apps with JavaScript

Chapter 5: Binding Data to the App

Chapter 6: Making the App Responsive

Chapter 7: Making the App Live with Tiles and Notifications

Chapter 8: Signing Users in Chapter 9: Adding Menus and Commands

Chapter 10: Packaging and Publishing

Chapter 11: Developing Apps with XAML

Packt Publishing has also released, or is due to release the following books on Windows:

WiX 3.6: A Developer's Guide to Windows Installer XML

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0 Cookbook

About Packt:

All books on Windows by Packt are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

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