Real World Windows 8 App Development with JavaScript, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 143025081X
  • ISBN-13: 9781430250814
  • DDC: 005.446
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 292 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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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 optionsReal World Windows 8 App 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. Get the low-down 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Authors.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: The Windows 8 Ethos and Environment.
2: Getting the Basics Right.
3: Incorporating Layout and Controls.
4: Navigating the Media Maze.
5: Making the Most out of Charms and Contracts.
6: Solving the Printing Problem.
7: Providing Clear Notifications.
8: Keeping Apps Running in the Background.
9: Monetizing Your App: The Lowdown.
10: Getting Your App on the Windows Store.