Exploring WinJS core fundamentals

Before using WinJS library in any of the projects, it is best to know the core concepts that help us to write quality programs and use the best of what the library offers.

Classes and namespaces

Through WinJS we can create classes and namespace with some special syntax. This is provided in the WinJS library to handle complex scenarios. As we know, classes and namespaces are the features of ECMAScript 6, but unfortunately none of the browsers have proper implementation yet. However, with WinJS we can define classes and namespaces and it's a useful option to use them where needed.

Defining classes in WinJS

Classes in WinJS can be defined through the WinJS.Class.define() method. Here is the sample code of a class in ...

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