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Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript by Rami Sarieddine

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Getting started with Blank App

Let's start creating a minimal app using the Blank App template; the first thing we need to do is launch Visual Studio 2012, create a new project, and go to JavaScript | Windows Store | Blank App. Although the Blank App seems empty when you run it, it contains several files that are essential to any Windows Store app you create using JavaScript; all the other templates will have these files. The following screenshot shows the structure of this app listed in the Solution Explorer window:

Getting started with Blank App

This previous screenshot shows the skeleton of a simple app, with the following files:

  • Windows Library for JavaScript 1.0: The Windows ...

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