Table showing which versions / builds of Windows 8, Windows 8.1, WinJS, and Visual Studio 2013 to use for developing Windows Store apps. Graphic: Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt has the lowdown on navigating your Windows Store apps using JavaScript to the release build of Windows 8.1 (available on October 18th). He gives us a detailed walkthrough for:

  • Syncing versions of Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS), Visual Studio 2013, and Windows 8.1. 
  • Updating solutions to the release build of Windows 8.1.
  • Retargeting projects from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1.

For more info about retargeting apps from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, see Migrating Windows Store apps to Windows 8.1.

Targeting your Windows 8.1 app to the correct version of WinJS 2.0