Quick news: Sample code for Exam Ref 70-480

Greetings. If you’re using Exam Ref 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 to study for the exam, please note that you can download the book’s sample code from here: https://aka.ms/ER480/files Generally, if you can’t find the companion content for one of our books, it’s a good idea to check the book’s catalog page…


Programming books and ebooks lineup

Here is the lineup of programming titles from Microsoft Press. We offer reference and training for core skills. Check out all programming titles or view them by topic below. C# C++ HTML, JavaScript and web development SQL Server Visual Basic Visual Studio and .NET Windows C#                  …


Sample chapter: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3: Access and Secure Data

Knowing how to prevent malicious users from causing harm to your application and possibly your users is important. This sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 covers how to validate user input by using HTML5 elements, validate user input by using JavaScript, consume data, and serialize, deserialize, and transmit…

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New book: Exam Ref 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Exam Ref 70-480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (9780735676633), by Rick Delorme. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Description: Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-480—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of HTML5 programming with JavaScript and…

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Sample chapter: Designing Windows Store Apps with HTML and JavaScript: An Overview

This sample chapter from Exam Ref 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript, by Wouter de Kort, helps you design your app, from initial idea, to coding, and then planning for deployment. This chapter covers the first objective in the Exam 70-481 objective domain (and this major topic area makes up…


New Windows Store app: Microsoft Press Guided Tours

NOTE: The Microsoft Press Guided Tours app has been discontinued and is no longer available in the Windows Store. If you have already installed the app, you can continue to use it for as long as you like. All the tours will remain available for download from within the app. The Microsoft Press Guided Tours…

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New book: Exam Ref 70-481 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Exam Ref 70-481 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript (9780735685291), by Wouter de Kort. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Description: Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-481—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of developing…

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Free ebook: Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition

We’re pleased to announce our free (1311-page) ebook: Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition, by Kraig Brockschmidt. Download all formats (PDF, Mobi, and ePub) as well as link to the companion content hosted by the Microsoft Virtual Academy. Kraig began updating the first edition exactly a year ago, and when…

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New book: Exam Ref 70-482: Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript

We are happy to announce that Exam Ref 70-482: Advanced Windows Store App Development using HTML5 and JavaScript (9780735676800) is available for purchase. Purchase from The Microsoft Press Store. Focused preparation for Exam 70-482 Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-482—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of building Windows Store apps with HTML5 and JavaScript. Designed for…

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Windows Dev Center: New HTML and XAML controls in Windows 8.1

Kristi Rasmussen here from the Windows Developer Content team. As you likely know, we released Windows 8.1 for general availability last month, and I want to tell you about some exciting new features for developers. Over the course of a few posts, I’ll dive in a little deeper from what was started here about the…