As you build your Metro style app using HTML5, follow these concrete and useful best practices to ensure it is safe and secure. In this session, you will learn patterns for handling untrusted input, working with Web content and protecting sensitive data thereby inspiring confidence in your users that your app will keep their data safe.
Create and build accessible Metro style apps to reach more customers. Accessibility support is built into each stage of creating an app and includes accessible templates, samples, controls and accessibility testing tools. Come learn how to make your apps accessible in screen reading, keyboard navigation and visual experience with a minimal amount of effort. You will also learn how to make your app more visible and how to sell your app in the Windows Store.
Windows 7 introduced Play To in order for customers to view media content on TVs or on compatible media receivers. Windows 8 extends Play To experiences to Metro style apps and HTML5 web pages.This session will cover the experience principles, app architectures and certification requirements necessary to build network media devices that work great with Play To apps.
The canvas paint sample is a Metro style app using HTML optimized for painting on a touch surface and taking advantage of local storage. Come and see the author of this app take you through it, explaining what he's learned, to help you get started building your own Metro style apps using HTML.
13th–16th September 2011