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Introduction to Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Oct 15, 2013
  • In this chapter from Exam Ref 70-482: Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript, you learn how to create background tasks, implement the appropriate interfaces, and consume tasks using timing and system triggers. You also find out how to request lock screen access and create download and upload operations using background transferring for Windows Store applications written in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)/JavaScript (formerly called Windows Store apps using JavaScript). The last part of the chapter is dedicated to creating and consuming Windows Metadata (WinMD) components.

JavaScript Is More Than You Might Think

  • Jun 15, 2013
  • Where did JavaScript come from? Understanding the rich and storied history of JavaScript is important to understanding how the language is implemented in various environments today.

Working with Variables and Data Types in JavaScript

  • Jun 15, 2013
  • Steve Suehring discusses the six data types in JavaScript: numbers, strings, booleans, null, undefined, and objects.

JavaScript Programming Basics

  • Sep 15, 2012
  • In this chapter from Start Here! Learn JavaScript, you will learn about comments, white space, names and reserved words, JavaScript statements and expressions, and case sensitivity. You will also learn that you use variables to store data in programs and that JavaScript has several data types that include numbers, strings, Booleans, null, and undefined. Finally, you'll be introduced to looping and conditionals.