CHAPTER 3

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Incorporating Layout and Controls

Modern Windows user interface programming has always involved some form of controls—reusable user interface elements that encapsulate predictable behavior in the form of user experience. This tenet of Windows development hasn’t changed with Windows 8. In this chapter, you learn how controls are exposed to you as a Windows 8 JavaScript developer in the form of interactivity controls such as buttons, list boxes, and so on; and layout controls, which you can use to structure the manner in which your app’s user interface is organized.

As stated in Chapter 2, Windows 8 JavaScript development, unlike the ...

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