HTML and CSS Reference
Using Visual Studio
2012 express edition for
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical.
— J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Microsoft Windows 8 marks the debut of a significantly revised runtime platform—the Windows
RunTime (WinRT) platform. Like the .NET platform, WinRT supports several programming
languages. You will find a pleasant surprise (and an old acquaintance) side by side with the popular
Note You may not even recall that a decade ago, when Microsoft first shipped the .NET
Framework, developers were also given a chance to write applications using an adapted
won't even find JScript .NET supported in Visual Studio—the premiere development
didn't mean you could use HTML and CSS to shape up the user interface of the resulting
application. This is different in Windows 8.
interface with HTML and add style and graphics using CSS. As for the application's logic, you use
wrapper—the WinJs library.