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

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Introduction

When I was asked a few months ago about writing a book on building applications for Windows 8 with JavaScript, my first thought was, “What can I bring to the table by writing this book?” Other authors have covered this topic, but as I reviewed a number of other books, I realized that there was a hole that I could fill by taking on this project.

I wanted to see a book that not only covered the basic technical concepts but one that would also walk a beginner through the process of building a commercial-quality, real-world application from start to finish. I wanted a book that not only presented snippets of code but one that also offered tips to improve the user experience of the reader’s applications. I wanted a book that was more ...

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