Kick starting with Windows Store App Development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

A huge opportunity is opened for web developers with the release of Windows 8. Microsoft allows various development options like C#, C++ and JavaScript for developing apps for Windows. Any one with HTML, CSS and JavaScript knowledge can now use that skills to develop apps for Windows 8. Here is a small video which helps you understand how these HTML apps are different from Web Sites and kick starting with development – DevRadio episodes on developing for Windows 8 in half the time (4 minute videos).

Presentation Deck used at the session in Reboot Hyderabad:

Following are some resources for kick-starting with Windows 8 Development using HTML and JavaScript:

  • App Samples – You can see the features in action by just hitting F5 button in your Visual Studio. This link contains samples for Windows Store applications using C#, VB.NET, C++ and JavaScript
  • Windows 8.1 Apps Samples – Windows 8.1 App Samples updated with universal app templates
  • Dev Center – Official Library for Windows Store App Development
  • FREE e-Book – Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition (Second Preview)

UPDATE: Yesterday Microsoft released its final version of Second Edition of Free ebook: Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


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