Bringing modern web dev skills to IE10 and Win8 Metro style applications

A session at Future Insights Live 2012

  • Amanda Silver

Tuesday 1st May, 2012

3:05pm to 3:55pm (PST)

Metro style apps for Windows 8 and IE10 share a lot of characteristics. Using JavaScript, developers can combine the powerful and vibrant Web platform with the rich capabilities of Windows, to build exciting apps for IE10 and Windows 8. With IE10, web developers can take advantage of some of the latest web standard APIs, like web workers, to build responsive applications.

For Window 8, developers building Metro style apps have access to not just all of the Web platform, but also hundreds of Windows APIs. We’ll cover how support for the latest ECMAScript standard makes it possible to use the Windows Runtime from JavaScript with familiar patterns. With examples taken from rich Windows 8 capabilities like media, networking, sensors, and file systems, you’ll get an in depth look at how you can leverage the best of Windows in your Metro style apps using JavaScript. In this talk, you’ll learn about:

  • The basics on IE10 Metro
  • New features in HTML5 and CSS3 now available for building websites and Metro style apps
  • How WinJS complements web-standards to add Windows personality to your Metro style apps
  • How Windows 8 and IE10 work together for a great touch-first experience

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Time 3:05pm3:55pm PST

Date Tue 1st May 2012

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