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Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript by Rami Sarieddine

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Introducing XAML apps

The roadmap for Windows Store apps using XAML is the same as that for Store apps using JavaScript, beginning with tools and acquiring a developer license through the design guidelines to planning the app and finishing with packaging and publishing the app to the Store.

Let's create a basic Windows Store app using XAML and compare it with an app made using HTML5. In Visual Studio, from the top menu, navigate to File | New Project. In the New Project dialog window, choose your preferred programming language from the left pane under Installed | Templates and then select Windows Store. Next, we select one of the listed project templates for a Windows Store app and enter a name for it in the Name: textbox. I will choose Visual ...

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