Defrag Tools #111 - Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript Part 1

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In this of Defrag Tools, Kraig Brockschmidt joins Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder for two episodes to talk about Windows Store Application development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Be sure to download the free ebook!

Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition



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    Paul Thomsen

    Wow - his book is ONLY available for free. Kraig explains his book this video in one of the the most articulate and passionate discussions I've ever seen, and yet when I go to get the book it's FREE! I'm feeling guilty. I'll give it a serious read for sure.

    And to be clear, I have no relationship whatsoever with Kraig, MSDN, or even Microsoft (these days).

    Thank you!!!

    p.s. I would like a physical book, even if I have to pay for it...

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    One thing I found annoying about JS windows 8 apps is that I couldn't force a print to default printer, you always had to go through the UI meaning the user had to select the printer etc.  annoying since I was writing a visitor sign-in screen at the time so asking for printer preferences was out of the question. And that was my interaction with win 8 j's.

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    One of the thing I will like to know more about is the update tecnology related to Windows Store Apps. I know it involves Windows Update. I remember that in an episode of this show Andrew talked about a possible discussion on "Life of a KB". Now that even the OSG is more likely to talk about the Windows build mechanism (as Windows Technical Preview gets updated), I think it will be great to listen to someone of the build labs, customer service or Windows Store platform management team.

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