Rami Sarieddine - Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript


Rami Sarieddine - Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

Год: 2013

Автор: Rami Sarieddine

Издательство: Packt

ISBN: 978-1-84968-710-2

Язык: Английский

Формат: PDF/EPUB

Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)

Интерактивное оглавление: Да

Количество страниц: 184

Описание: Windows 8 has already been launched and been installed on millions of devices while the store is getting populated with apps, and soon enough everyone will want a Windows Store app. So start now and learn how to develop apps for Windows 8 using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and you will be killing two birds with one stone by getting introduced to important features in HTML5 and CSS3 at the same time. You will gain the advantage of utilizing your web development skills to transform your website into an app or the other way round. Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript is a practical, hands-on guide that covers the basic and important features of a Windows Store App along with code examples which will show you how to develop these features, all the while learning some of the new features in HTML5 and CSS3 which you can utilize in other areas of development. This book starts with the new features in HTML5 and CSS3 that are incorporated with Windows 8 development, and then moves on to creating a blank Windows Store app and add features to it as we move through the chapters till we package the app and make it ready for publishing. Finally, we will have a look at how similar it is to develop the same app with XAML. You will also learn how to add and use new controls dedicated for Windows 8 and then see how to fetch data for the app and bind it to the controls. We will also take a look at making the app adapt to change in screen sizes and rotation as well as how to make the app live with tiles and allow users to sign in using their email accounts. Also you will learn how to add an app bar, and lastly you learn how to finalize the app and publish it. If you want to leverage your web development skills and utilize it in developing for Windows 8, then you came to the right place. Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript is packed with examples and screenshots which will make it easy for you to implement all the things you learned throughout the book.

What you will learn from this book

- Using HTML5 elements

- Styling with CSS3

- Using Windows Library for JavaScript controls

- Getting data via web URLs and binding it to controls

- Creating a blank Windows Store JavaScript app

- Understanding view states and making the app responsive

- Adding live tiles and notifications for the app

- Creating a basic app using XAML

- Adding user sign-in features via email accounts

- Understanding the Windows Store and publishing the app

Preface 1

Chapter 1: HTML5 Structure 7

Chapter 2: Styling with CSS3 23

Chapter 3: JavaScript for Windows Apps 41

Chapter 4: Developing Apps with JavaScript 53

Chapter 5: Binding Data to the App 73

Chapter 6: Making the App Responsive 85

Chapter 7: Making the App Live with Tiles and Notifications 99

Chapter 8: Signing Users in 109

Chapter 9: Adding Menus and Commands 123

Chapter 10: Packaging and Publishing 131

Chapter 11: Developing Apps with XAML 145

Index 159

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