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JavaScript Step by Step by Steve Suehring

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Chapter 22. Using Visual Studio for Windows 8 development

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Install Visual Studio for Windows 8 development.

  • Understand some of the Windows App templates available with Visual Studio.

  • Create a new project and run a templated app.

The theme throughout the book has been that JavaScript development doesn’t require an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and that you should use whatever tool with which you’re most comfortable for development. I tend to use Vim for writing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for web applications. With the release of Windows 8, JavaScript can now be used to create full-fledged applications that run natively in Windows, freed from the web browser. Microsoft has updated Visual Studio ...

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