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Real World Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript

Create Great Windows Store Apps

Authors: Moemeka, Edward, Lomasky, Elizabeth

  • Learn from the new set of cutting-edge Windows Store expert developers, and get the lowdown from an author with experience from the front line of Windows Store app development. Real World Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript dives into the topics that are essential for making the most of this new platform for application development.

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About this book

Real World Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript offers you practical advice and hard-earned insights that will help you create and publish apps to a worldwide market.

Led by authors with deep Windows 8 app development experience, you’ll learn how to make the most of Microsoft’s APIs for hooking into Windows 8 on all devices, including the core ideas of promises and the asynchronous programming model. You’ll also discover such important tips as how to

  • Adhere to Windows 8 guidelines for successful app acceptance
  • Extend the appeal of your app with media, contracts, charms, and user notifications
  • Capture and work with media, including the ability to play video wirelessly to a television
  • Manage background processing and file transfers
  • Gain visibility for your app and add monetization options

Get the lowdown from authors with experience from the front lines of Windows 8 app development. Theory is all well and good, but when it comes down to it, you can’t beat practical advice from people who’ve been there and done it! You’ll come away from this book with all the tools, ideas, and inspiration you need to create successful Windows 8 JavaScript apps.

Development with JavaScript features real-world examples that emphasize the use of JavaScript and HTML 5 and that also adhere to the stylistic guidelines Microsoft has put in place to maintain a consistent look and feel for all applications on this platform.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • The Windows 8 Ethos and Environment

    Moemeka, Edward (et al.)

    Pages 1-33

  • Getting the Basics Right

    Moemeka, Edward (et al.)

    Pages 35-57

  • Incorporating Layout and Controls

    Moemeka, Edward (et al.)

    Pages 59-121

  • Navigating the Media Maze

    Moemeka, Edward (et al.)

    Pages 123-146

  • Making the Most Out of Charms and Contracts

    Moemeka, Edward (et al.)

    Pages 147-174

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5081-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5080-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Real World Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript
Book Subtitle
Create Great Windows Store Apps
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Edward Moemeka and Elizabeth Lomasky
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-5081-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-5081-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-5080-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 292
Number of Illustrations and Tables
151 b/w illustrations
Topics