“This free ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the platform for Windows Store apps. Since its second preview in August, we’ve added the remaining chapters on live tiles, notifications, background tasks, background transfers, networking, devices, printing, WinRT components, accessibility, localization, and the Windows Store itself. The final ebook contains 17 chapters. And of course all of the earlier chapters have also been reviewed and refined—over 800 pages in total, along with new and updated companion content!”
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Yesterday, Petri (@petriw) from Microsoft Norway published this awesome resource for creating HTML5 games for Windows 8.
Want to create a game for Windows 8? And publish it to the new Windows Store?
The download, a guide and a video on how to use the starter kit can be found on his blog: http://digitalerr0r.wordpress.com/2012/10/08/html5-game-starter-kit-for-windows-8/. Get started on your game and let me know how it’s going!
If you’re new to game development, check out the Game Development 101 series: Part 0, Part 1, Part 2. You can start your Windows 8 app & game development journey with Generation App.
Glen Gordon has begun a blog series on tips and tricks to get your HTML5 site running on windows Phone using Phone Gap.
WP7 support for PhoneGap is in fact pretty significant because it opens up the Windows Phone Marketplace to tons of developers who have HTML/JS skills. Turns out you can create some pretty nifty apps with only those technologies running inside a Windows Phone app. But what if you want to take it up a level and really incorporate some cool features of the phone? I would suggest you head over to Glen Gordon’s series to check it out!
Image from Phone Gap