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Start Here! Build Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript is available for purchase.

Ready to learn Windows 8 programming? Start Here!™

Learn the fundamentals of Windows 8 programming—and begin creating apps for desktops, laptops, tablets, and other devices. If you have previous experience with HTML5 and JavaScript—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and getting-started techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.

Here’s where you start learning Windows 8 app development

            • Build on your knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
            • Create photo and media galleries with built-in HTML widgets
            • Interact with the system through live tiles, contracts, and view state detection
            • Store and access data on the local device and via the Internet
            • Access webcam, GPS, and other sensors embedded in the device
            • Create your first programs and publish them to the Windows Store