Building a Converged Phone and PC App using HTML and JavaScript

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An exciting part of Windows Phone 8.1 is that you can now start building applications natively in HTML and JavaScript. Come watch Ryan and Josh walk through building an application for both Windows and Windows Phone using HTML, JavaScript and the WinJS library. Along the way you'll learn about how Visual Studio Universal projects help you easily share code between your applications and also help you build differentiated experiences.
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2

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2-540

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Room 2009

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    Josh

    The code that we created during this session is posted to CodePlex at: http://2540.codeplex.com/

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    Finster​Dexter

    Those Universal JS templates are not showing up after installing VS 2013 Update 2 RC. I tried starting a new Windows Store app and using the right-click -> Add Windows Phone 8.1 and it said "Unable to add Windows Phone 8.1. A compatible shared project template could not be found for JavaScript Windows 8.1 Application projects."

    The C# Universal App templates all seem to be there, though.

    What do?

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    Alienroid

    Ran into same issue as FinsterDexter on VS express 2013 after installing VS2013 update 2RC.

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