Chapter 5. Creating Forms

I assume that anyone who is reading this book is already familiar with the basics of HTML, but I don’t assume that you are familiar with the latest features of HTML5. In particular, I don’t assume that you are familiar with the changes to HTML forms included in the HTML5 standard.

In the first section of this chapter, I describe how you can take advantage of HTML5 form validation in a Windows Store app. You learn how to use validation attributes—such as the required and pattern attribute—to enforce validation constraints.

Next, I discuss the new features of input elements included in HTML5. ...

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