CHAPTER 5

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HTML5, JavaScript, and Windows 8 Applications

If you are a regular .NET developer, then the first four chapters of this book already gave you a solid head start on developing Windows 8 applications using XAML and (probably) your favorite .NET language—C#—following one of the most popular design patterns, the MVVM design pattern. However, if you are a web developer and are more familiar with HTML and JavaScript, then how can you develop Windows 8 applications, also following the MVVM design pattern? As explained during the introduction of the book, the Windows runtime (Win RT) of Windows 8 offers a variety of platforms supporting developers ...

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