Demo app showing how to make a HTML & JS based app for Windows 8
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WinJSDemo

Demo app showing how to make a HTML & JS based app for Windows 8. Refer to the presentation for more info

This app is a small twitter client used to highlight how easy it is to create a windows 8 application using WinJS.
Some of its features:

  • UI defined entirely in HTML using default CSS styles supplied by WinJS's ui-dark.css
  • event binding using standard onclick event handlers
  • UI styled by standard CSS
  • 10 second twitter updates using standard setInterval
  • inclusion of Underscore.JS to demonstrate how to use existing JS libraries
  • demonstration of using WinJS controls using data-win-control attributes
  • demonstration of sessionState and roamingSettings to save and restore application state
  • demonstration of App Bar integration
  • demonstration of media queries to change apperance of app using windows 8-specific media queries