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SignalR: Real-time Application Development by Einar Ingebrigtsen

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Chapter 10. WinJS and Windows 8

This chapter will cover how to get started with Windows 8 and SignalR using JavaScript.

The topics covered in this chapter are:

  • Using SignalR without using proxy
  • What it takes to port the chat application to Windows 8

At this stage, the developer should be familiar with how to use SignalR in a WinJS-enabled Windows 8 application. The sample app built throughout the book will now be made ready for Windows 8.

WinJS

When Microsoft launched Windows 8, it came with two worlds—the good old Windows we've known for years (except for the Start menu), and a new world that has gone through a few names—ending with modern UI. This new world of tile-based Windows is optimized for touch, and has a new programming model to go with ...

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