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Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript by Rami Sarieddine

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Chapter 4. Developing Apps with JavaScript

In this chapter we will learn how to get started with developing a Windows 8 app using JavaScript. First, we will learn about the tools and then we will cover how to acquire a developer license. Afterwards, we will start with one of the templates provided for Windows Store apps development, build a sample app from a blank template, and modify it so that we get to see to know some of the features of a JavaScript app.

Introducing the tools

Windows Store apps are a new type of application introduced by Windows 8 and run only on that platform. So, in order to start developing, you will first need to have Windows 8 installed on your machine and second, the required development tools.

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