An Introduction
To
Windows Store Apps
By
Nirmal Hota
Agenda

An introduction

What is WinRT

What is WinJS

Life cycle of an app

Demo
What is widows store app

Full screen fit window

Requires a closing gesture

Published in Windows Store

Also known a...

Runs on Win RT

Can be written any .Net supported
language

Uses live tiles to show updated info
to the user

Uses Wi...
WinRT

A layer on the Windows 8 OS.

Uses some basic .Net classes

A language projection

A pure native implementation...

Uses Windows 8 UI

Windows8 UI is a subset of WinRT

Only meant to design apps for
windows stores

Does not support a...
WinJS

A Javascript library for Windows
store apps

Only available to Javascript apps

No worries of cross browser
comp...
Few mostly used WinJS Controls

App bar

Flip view

Grid view

Flyout

Rating controls

Date and Time picker etc...
Life cycle of an app
Reasons for activation
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Camera

Contact picker

Device

File
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File open picker
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File save picker
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Protocol

Search

Search target

Cached file

Lunch

Print task
Reasons for termination

Terminated by system

Closed by user

Unexpected termination
Demo
Q & A
This just a small presentation of a large concept,
certainly the concept is not limited to this. We will
explore this and ...
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An Introduction to Windows Store Apps

  1. 1. An Introduction To Windows Store Apps By Nirmal Hota
  2. 2. Agenda  An introduction  What is WinRT  What is WinJS  Life cycle of an app  Demo
  3. 3. What is widows store app  Full screen fit window  Requires a closing gesture  Published in Windows Store  Also known as Metro or Modern UI app
  4. 4.  Runs on Win RT  Can be written any .Net supported language  Uses live tiles to show updated info to the user  Uses WinJS  Can run in desktop as well as mobile devices
  5. 5. WinRT  A layer on the Windows 8 OS.  Uses some basic .Net classes  A language projection  A pure native implementation  Does not support on Desktop or console app  Runs on Windows on ARM (WOA)
  6. 6.  Uses Windows 8 UI  Windows8 UI is a subset of WinRT  Only meant to design apps for windows stores  Does not support any backward compatibility than Win8  Apps can be distributed through Win Store only  Allows one app at a time to open
  7. 7. WinJS  A Javascript library for Windows store apps  Only available to Javascript apps  No worries of cross browser compatibility  Exposes new controls to be used  Implementation of Promise object
  8. 8. Few mostly used WinJS Controls  App bar  Flip view  Grid view  Flyout  Rating controls  Date and Time picker etc...
  9. 9. Life cycle of an app
  10. 10. Reasons for activation  Camera  Contact picker  Device  File  File open picker  File save picker
  11. 11.  Protocol  Search  Search target  Cached file  Lunch  Print task
  12. 12. Reasons for termination  Terminated by system  Closed by user  Unexpected termination
  13. 13. Demo
  14. 14. Q & A
  15. 15. This just a small presentation of a large concept, certainly the concept is not limited to this. We will explore this and keep sharing. Thank You
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