Angel \”Java\” Lopez on Blog

November 2, 2011

Metro Applications: Links, News And Resources (1)

Filed under: JavaScript, Links, Metro Applications, Windows 8 — ajlopez @ 8:09 am

These past weeks, I was programming Metro apps, using Javascript/HTML5. Some links I found useful:

Windows Library for JavaScript reference
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br211669(v=VS.85).aspx

Getting started with Windows Metro style app development
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br211386%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

Building your first Windows Metro style app using JavaScript
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br211385%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

Windows 8 Developer Preview Metro style app samples
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/Windows-Developer-Preview-6b53adbb
Sample Pack with all the samples

Search app extension sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Search-app-extension-sample-6baa6270

Dynamic CSS Regions Sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Dynamic-Regions-Sample-f600c0c1

Navigation with Fragments sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Navigation-with-Fragments-5e4990f5

Dynamic CSS Region Templates sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Dynamic-Region-Templates-94bc9c95

DeclarativeBinding
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/DeclarativeBinding-bfcb42a5

Navigation sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Navigation-sample-1c34abd1

ListView interaction model sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ListView-interaction-model-c6f9a124

Form Controls – Part 2
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Form-Controls-Part-2-6aaca655

Adaptive layout with CSS sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Adaptive-layout-with-sample-062e7fe2

Custom data sources example
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Custom-data-sources-example-8a58a0fc

WinJS.UI.ListViewItems objec
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/A981E0DA-7044-4E16-90E4-BCD963171CCB

Form controls part 2: validation
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Form-controls-part-2-327288d9

Getting started with the ListView sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Getting-started-with-the-0e02c964

App Bar Sample
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/App-Bar-Sample-026c7baf

Groove Drum Sequencer – HTML/JS and WinRT C++
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Groove-Drum-Sequencer-cc6028ec

Promise
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Promise-e1571015
Demonstrates the use of the WinJS Promise object. Promises are a simple way to do asynchronous programming in JavaScript. They allow developers to perform operations on a value (or a set of values) that may only be available in the future, handle possible errors, and provide progress notification.

Developing basic Metro style apps (JavaScript)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br229565(v=vs.85).aspx

Ten Tips When Writing a Hybrid Language Metro style Application
http://channel9.msdn.com/events/BUILD/BUILD2011/PLAT-876T

8 traits of great Metro style apps
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/BUILD/BUILD2011/BPS-1004

Building your first Windows Metro style app using C#, C++, or Visual Basic
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/br211380

Tutorial: How to disable Metro UI on Windows 8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCdzUICwRfQ

How to Pick Your Platform: Silverlight, Metro, or HTML5
http://www.telerikwatch.com/2011/09/how-to-pick-your-platform-silverlight.html

A few facts about Microsoft’s new Windows Runtime
http://www.itwriting.com/blog/4866-a-few-facts-about-microsofts-new-windows-runtime.html

OK, so I think HTML/JS for Metro apps is a good idea
http://blog.markrendle.net/2011/09/15/ok-so-i-think-the-htmljs-for-metro-apps-is-a-good-idea/

Microsoft to developers: Metro is your future
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-to-developers-metro-is-your-future/10611

My Links
http://delicious.com/ajlopez/metro
http://delicious.com/ajlopez/windows8

Check the latest links! I’m adding new ones everyday.

Angel “Java” Lopez
http://www.ajlopez.com
http://twitter.com/ajlopez

1 Comment »

  1. Very interesting, you remembered me that I was not reading Mary-Jo Foley from some time.

    Comment by garduino (@garduino) — November 2, 2011 @ 11:00 am


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