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Sams Teach Yourself Windows® 8 Apps with JavaScript and HTML5 in 24 Hours by Chad Carter

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Hour 1. Getting a Refresher on JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

What You’ll Learn This Hour:

• How JavaScript, HTML, and CSS fit together

• The different DOM objects

• How to read and write modern JavaScript patterns

• Asynchronous programming in JavaScript using promises

• JavaScript, HTML, and CSS features and differences in Windows Store apps

• The new semantic elements inside the HTML5 markup

• The new audio, video, canvas, and svg elements in HTML5

• CSS selectors for styling HTML elements

This hour serves as a refresher on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Here we spend time looking at each piece of the HTML5 puzzle and seeing how everything fits together. We delve into some of the good parts of JavaScript. We examine the different patterns we can ...

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