Developing Windows 8 Metro JavaScript Navigation Apps in VS 11 Developer Preview & Expression Blend 5 for Developer Preview


Building  Windows 8 Metro Style Apps with Javascript in VS 11 Developer Preview & Expression Blend 5 for Developer Preview is common & designing & coding support is same as in VS 11 Developer Preview & Expression Blend 5 for Developer Preview.  In this article , there is a simple demonstration of Navigation Applications of Javascript in VS 11 Developer Preview while the same could be also developed by designing in Expression Blend 5 for Developer Preview.

  • Lets start by creating a new project in VS 11 Developer Preview for Metro Style Apps in Javascript.

  • Next, Open homepage.html & modify with the following code :

<div class=”fragment homePage”>

<header role=”banner”aria-label=”Header content”>

<button disabledclass=”win-backbutton”aria-label=”Back”></button>

<div class=”titleArea”>

<h1 class=”pageTitle win-title”>Welcome to Navigation_With_JavaScript!</h1>

</div>

</header>

<section role=”main”aria-label=”Main content”>

<button>Click Me</button>

<div data-win-control=”WinJS.UI.Rating” data-win-options=”{averageRating:5,maxRating:10}”></div>

</section>

</div>

 

  • Check out that homepage.html & default.html both of files render the same view of homepage.html.
  • Now Check out the Views in Windows 8 Slates (Simulator) or local machine.

First Preview

Complete Ratings View

Ratings with 5 Preview

  • The same metro app can be designed in Expression Blend 5 for Developers Preview using Windows Library for JavaScript options.
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About Anindita
Anindita Basak is working as Big Data Cloud Consultant in Microsoft. Worked in multiple MNCs as Developer & Senior Developer on Microsoft Azure, Data Platform, IoT & BI , Data Visualization, Data warehousing & ETL & of course in Hadoop platform.She played both as FTE & v- employee in Azure platform teams of Microsoft.Passionate about .NET , Java, Python & Data Science. She is also an active Big Data & Cloud Trainer & would love share her experience in IT Training Industry. She is an author, forum contributor, blogger & technical reviewer of various books on Big Data Hadoop, HDInsight, IoT & Data Science, SQL Server PDW & PowerBI.

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