Let's open up default.html.…We are going to add a control in default.html,…and it's going to a rating control,…something that will show us four stars…out of five, for example.…This is a control that's already in the WinJS library.…Let's create a container for that control.…Now how do we specify that this…is actually a control?…There is an attribute called…the data-win-control attribute,…and once you define that,…you basically say which control it is…by going to the proper class name space.…
So WinJS.UI,…and if you go .Rating,…that's going to be the rating control.…
Watch to gain an understanding of the Universal Windows Platform and the application life cycle. Learn to create adaptive layouts with WinJS controls. Discover how to store and share data, capture a variety of input, and explore the unified Microsoft-specific APIs: Windows Core and Geolocation. Stacey Mulcahy, a Windows evangelist, provides developers with everything they need to start building Universal Windows apps and break into cross-device development.
- Setting up your development environment
- Coding in WinJS
- Creating page objects
- Animating page transitions
- Implementing responsive design principles and UI patterns
- Working with layout controls
- Using APIs: Windows Core and Geolocation
- Saving and reading data
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started with Universal Windows Applications
3. Layouts and Controls
4. Utilizing APIs
5. Managing Data and Storage
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