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Detailed information on how to...
Get your app published in the Windows Store
Create apps that work great with touch, keyboard, stylus, and mouse
Thoroughly master using the WinJS ListView control to display, sort, and filter data
Use HTML5 Canvas to build arcade games
Store data on the local file system, via remote web services, or in IndexedDB databases
Use Live Services to authenticate users, retrieve user profiles, and interact with SkyDrive
Create custom WinJS controls with Page Controls
Build apps that gracefully adapt to different screen resolutions and orientations
Take pictures from your computer’s webcam and play sounds