Updated: Building Beautiful and Interactive Windows 8 apps with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 | Presentation, Demo and Resources

I have the honor to present at the multiple conference HTML5 DevConf, Global Mobile International Conference, JSEverywhere and HTML5 DevCon5 recently. I had a great time at each of the conference.  A lot of you are asking for my presentation so I am posting the presentation and resources for your reference.

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This session outlines some of what you can do with new HTML5 and CSS3 features introduced in Internet Explorer 10. Internet Explorer 10 is the browser for rendering modern (HTML5/CSS3) standards-compliant websites. It is also one of the foundations for Windows 8 style app development on Windows 8.

Get started writing Windows 8 style apps using your HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS skills today! You already have a Web app on the Internet and want to reach customers with a new, targeted experience on Windows 8. Come get practical guidance and best practices on how to reuse your Web assets. Come dive into the specifics of this exciting platform and see how you can use your Web skills to build deeply-integrated Windows apps.

  • You’ll discover how this mirrors or differs from traditional Web programming and how to harness the rich capabilities of Windows 8 through JavaScript and the Windows Runtime.
  • You'll learn techniques for turning your HTML5, CSS and JavaScript into a great Windows app including touch-enablement, adopting the Windows look and feel, and system integration.

This session will arm you with everything you need to know to start building Windows 8 style apps with the skills you already have.


Building Beautiful and Interactive Windows 8 apps with JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3 from Doris Chen

Demo & Resources

Windows 8 Resources

•Develop Windows 8 in 30 Days with FREE Consulting& Support (Highly Recommended to sign up)

•Windows 8 App Development training for HTML5 Developers

•Windows 8 Camp in a Box labs, tutorials, and learning resources

•Windows 8 and Tools Download

•Windows 8 Cheat Sheet

•Windows 8 Dev Center

HTML5 Resources

•Responsive Web Design and CSS3


•HTML5, CSS3 Free 1 Day Training


•Using Blend to Design HTML5 Windows 8 Application (Part II): Style, Layout and Grid


•Using Blend to Design HTML5 Windows 8 Application (Part III): Style Game Board, Cards, Support Different Device, View States


•Feature-specific demos


•Real-world demos