Developing in HTML5 and Javascript for Windows Phone

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    Insanely easy thank you for the tip!

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    akbar  mosleh

    you help me thank you

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    silverlight player never play on full volume when I set them full last time played another video here.

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    You say this HTML5 App is not hosted in a control, yet the Windows 8 Phone Template clearly wraps up a Browser control in XAML. Is HTML5 the ideal way to write a Phone App?

    <!--LayoutRoot is the root grid where all page content is placed-->
    <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="Transparent">
    <phone:WebBrowser x:Name="Browser"
    NavigationFailed="Browser_NavigationFailed" />

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    sadananda singh

    I need to those HMLT5 how I Instolee those in my mobile

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    @Mark:For Windows 8, we have native JavaScript development so that the entire application renders in HTML and is driven by JavaScript. In Windows Phone 8, the control is hosted in a C# application.

    But (and this may be where the misunderstanding is) the WebBrowser control starts up a no-compromise instance of IE10. This is the same powerful instance of IE10 that starts up when the user opens up their native web browser on the phone, which means we get the same power of JavaScript and HTML5 in our apps as there is in the native browser experience.

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    UC Browser on Windows Phone supports HTML5 very well. Links below:

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    Chris Weed

    Great intro, thank you. I thought my only option was PhoneGap, but I see the idea of just having a browser element really is kind of the same thing.
    Now accessing the native components (phone, contacts, etc) is still limited by the browser, so PhoneGap would need to be used in those cases, correct?

    Also, showing a game is nice and all, but most apps are simple data entry/retrieval. And by the looks of it, you get nothing fancy to work with in the html context. So the awesome native page changes and styles that come native to a Windows phone 8 app, would have to be built by hand when using HTML and JavaScript.

    I was actually hoping there were some fancy overrides for tags, things such as <page> and the like that windows phone would use to create a more native experience. Guess now I know.

    Thank you!

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    I am trying to port an Android Html5 App to WP8 but I am having trouble making requirejs work, my question on stackoverflow

    can you help ?


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    "across windows 8 and WP8 we use the same version... same features and same supported HTML5 functionalities".

    This is not quite accurate and there are important limitations on WP8 for HTML5 including the inability to play simultaneous audio...

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    How can I close windows phone 8 app developed using html5.

    I have tried javascript to do so my writting a block of code like below

    $(document).ready(function(e) {      
            alert("App Closing now..");

    which is not working in my case.

    Help me on how to close my HTML5 application?

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    Rajesh Jai

    It is possible to create a html5 Application in visual studio express 2012 ultimate.

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    Rajesh Jai

    one more doubt, It's possible to create a html5 Windows Phone Application in visual studio express 2012 ultimate ???

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    Hi sir

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    I am trying to migrate Windows 8 store Html5, Javascript  App to WP8 but I am having trouble making jquery. For Windows 8 store i used JQuery1.8 it working fine, but in C# Windows 8 Html5 Phone App it's not working. please help me..

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