Windows 8 / WinRT

T11 A Primer in Windows 8 Development with WinJS


2:30pm - 3:45pm

Level: Intermediate

Philip Japikse

Microsoft MVP, MCSD, CSM, and CSP

Developer, Coach, Author, Teacher

In this session, you will learn how to write applications for Windows 8 using WinJS.

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:
  • Essential parts of WinJS
  • How to combine ExpressionBlend with Visual Studio to rapidly develop WinJS applications
  • How to leverage your existing JavaScript and HTML knowledge to write applications for over 600 million Windows users