Chapter 7. Portable Library and HTML/JavaScript

The client-side development experience dramatically changed when Microsoft released Windows 8 and continues to change as HTML5 gains full traction in web development. In this chapter, I will describe how to write F# portable library for Windows Store apps as well as web applications based on HTML/JavaScript.

Developing Windows Store Applications with F#

Windows Store is a platform for distributing Windows Runtime (WinRT) and desktop applications. WinRT is a cross-platform architecture for Windows 8. WinRT supports development in C++/CX, JavaScript, and managed languages such as C# and Visual Basic .NET. The portable library support makes F# another choice for library development for Windows Store apps. ...

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