2012-09-27 00:00:00 2012-09-29 00:00:00 America/Toronto SCREENS 2012 SCREENS is dedicated to covering development for mobile devices and operating systems. Consumers are increasingly using mobile devices to access websites and applications, and companies are taking notice. Through two days of presentations, demonstrations and panel discussions, as well as an optional day of workshops,… Toronto FITC Toronto



Windows 8 Metro style apps open a new platform to developers that have traditionally worked on the web. Developers can bring the skills and tools they know from the web, and harness the full power of local hardware. This sessions will introduce developers familiar with HTML/CSS/JS to Metro style app development. The audience will see how to use hardware like cameras and accelerometers, accessing the local file system, and connecting to network resources. In addition, some of the unique features of Windows 8, such as contracts to easily share content from your application, and designing for snapped view to enable seamless multi-tasking, will be introduced.

Level: Intermediate