Windows 8/WinRT

T01 A Primer in Windows 8 Development with WinJS


9:15 am - 10:30 am

Level: Introductory

Philip Japikse

Microsoft MVP, MCSD, CSM, and CSP

Developer, Coach, Author, Teacher

WinJS combines the ubiquitousness of Windows with the popularity of JavaScript and HTML5.  In this session, I will teach you what you need to know to get started writing applications for Windows 8 using WinJS.  I'll show you how to effectively combine Visual Studio 2012 and Expression Blend 5 to speed your development. Come in knowing nothing, leave writing code!

You will learn:

  • The essential parts if WinJS.
  • How to combine Expression Blend with Visual Studio to rapidly develop WinJS applications.
  • How to leverage your existing JavaScript and HTML knowledge to write application for over 600 million Windows users.