Javascript Archive

Very Interesting – Lets talk about Pokki – bringing web based applications to the desktop

So this is something a little (lot) different. Even though this blog is focused like a laser on Windows 8, I came across a company and a product that you might just want to check out. The

7 things that Microsoft needs to do to encourage Metro development on Windows 8

As we all know, with the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft has created a new Metro user interface. The Metro interface (by itself) is not without flaws but it’s a clean, modern looking user interface that could

Windows Video – Designing Metro style apps with CSS3

Another video from Microsoft. Metro style app development is probably going to be very big in 2012 and massive in 2013. There’s a lot to learn and it can be really intimidating at first. This video will

Windows Video – using Javascript to build Metro style apps in Windows 8

A new video from Microsoft about using JavaScript to build Metro style applications. In this session, you’ll learn how to organize your code using the same coding standards Microsoft used to build Windows library for JavaScript, how to make

How to make Windows 8 Metro style apps that print

More Windows 8 training videos from the BUILD conference regarding building Windows 8 apps that print. This session teaches formatting content and customizing the print experience for consumers. Topics for discussion: Metro, HTML5, XAML and C+ The presentation

A deep dive into HTML5 sites and Metro style apps using HTML5

Another Microsoft Windows 8 training video from the previous BUILD conference. This one covers the basics of creating a Metro style application using HTML5. If you’re not really too familiar with writing Javascript on the client-side, this

The road to Windows 8 Part 4 – What this means for Windows 8 developers

Welcome to part 4 of my series, The road to Windows 8. In the first part I talked about the BUILD conference. In the second part, I talked about what I believe to be the overall vision

Windows 8: Building applications for Metro UI

Microsoft released Windows 8 Developer Preview with the sole intention of introducing developers with the tools and techniques needed to develop applications for Metro UI. So far, Microsoft has only discussed about using Visual Studio Express to

Is Silverlight dead in Windows 8?

There has been a lot of silence from Microsoft regarding the fate of Silverlight. They haven’t said that it will die and they haven’t said that it will live. My personal belief is that they want Silverlight to die

Microsoft doubles down on HTML5 and Javascript – Now Microsoft Office

Microsoft officials have made it clear that HTML5 and JavaScript are going to be key to Microsoft’s Office 15. Microsoft is going to be creating a new generation of Office development tools that will focus on HTML5 and