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Beginning Windows Store Application Development–HTML and JavaScript Edition by Kyle Burns, Scott Isaacs

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CHAPTER 18

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External Libraries

As you are aware by now (I hope), the purpose of this book is to introduce building Windows Store applications with HTML and JavaScript. Each chapter in this book is focused on teaching you a concept that allows you to use your existing HTML and JavaScript knowledge for building native Windows applications. This chapter will have a slightly different focus, however: working with external libraries.

External libraries provide functionality in a reusable package, whether they are JavaScript libraries or WinRT components. If your background is in web development, you might have thought first of the ubiquitous jQuery ...

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