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Free ebook: Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

technologyEdward KiledjianComment
Microsoft Press is offering a free developer oriented Windows 8 book . The book comes in the expected PDF format and can be downloaded here

Unlike other free eBooks, this one is a whopping 834 pages:

  • Chapter 1: The Life Story of a Windows Store App: Platform Characteristics of Windows 8
  • Chapter 2: Quickstart
  • Chapter 3: App Anatomy and Page Navigation
  • Chapter 4: Controls, Control Styling, and Data Binding
  • Chapter 5: Collections and Collection Controls
  • Chapter 6: Layout
  • Chapter 7: Commanding UI
  • Chapter 8: State, Settings, Files, and Documents
  • Chapter 9: Input and Sensors
  • Chapter 10: Media
  • Chapter 11: Purposeful Animations
  • Chapter 12: Contracts
  • Chapter 13: Tiles, Notifications, the Lock Screen, and Background Tasks
  • Chapter 14: Networking
  • Chapter 15: Devices and Printing
  • Chapter 16: WinRT Components: An Introduction
  • Chapter 17: Apps for Everyone: Accessibility, World-Readiness, and the Windows Store