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Pro Windows 8 Development with HTML5 and JavaScript by Adam Freeman

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CHAPTER 22

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Working with Files

This is the first of two chapters focused on user files, which is to say files that the user creates, changes, and stores and that are different from the app data and files I described in Chapter 21.

In this chapter, I am going to show you how to operate on files and folders directly to perform basic file operations, such as copying and deleting files. I am then going to show you the Windows app features for taking a more sophisticated view of files, including sorting lists of files, filtering the contents of folders, performing complex file searches, creating virtual folders to group related files together, and ...

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