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Sams Teach Yourself Windows® 8 Apps with JavaScript and HTML5 in 24 Hours by Chad Carter

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Hour 2. Trying Out File | New | Project

What You’ll Learn This Hour:

• What makes up a Windows Store Blank App

• How to use the Fixed Layout App

• How the Navigation App template works

• How page navigation works in Windows Store apps

• How the Split App project template functions

• How the Grid App project template works

• How to navigate to content outside the app

When learning a new technology, going to File | New | Project can be beneficial, to see what the options are. Sometimes we have many options; other times, we have only one. After selecting a project, it is fun to start digging in and seeing what kind of havoc can be wrought.

When we run Visual Studio 2012 and select File | New | Project, we can see the Windows Store option under ...

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