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Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript by Rami Sarieddine

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Chapter 3. JavaScript for Windows Apps

In this chapter, we will get introduced to some of the features provided by the Windows Library for JavaScript (the WinJS library) that has been introduced by Microsoft to provide access to Windows Runtime for the Windows Store apps using JavaScript. Windows Library for JavaScript is a library of CSS and JavaScript files. It contains a set of powerful and feature-rich JavaScript objects, functions, and methods organized into namespaces, with the aim of making it easier for developers to create Windows Store apps using JavaScript.

We will also learn about asynchronous programming with WinJS and see how we can query the document for elements and manipulate these elements using the functions provided by the ...

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