Internet Explorer and Xbox Controller support for games

    Internet Explorer Developer Channel went experimental implementation of W3C Gamepad API and you can use your controller to create games on HTML / JavaScript as for Web applications and for Windows 8: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Gamepad API Sample</title> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=Edge"> <script> function gameLoop() { var gamepads = navigator.getGamepads(); for (var playerIndex…

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Building a WebGL game for Windows 8 Store

Install Visual Studio 2013 To build a Windows 8.1 app for the Windows Store, you’ll need. 1. Windows 8.1 2. Visual Studio 2013 to package your code. 3. Windows Store and Developer account. Simply follow the procedure described here: Get started – Download the tools . You can install the free version: Visual Studio 2013…

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Windows 8 Pinned sites – make your web site look like a Windows 8 app

One of the neat little feature of Windows 8 is the ability to pin Web Pages to the start screen through IE 11. Here a great example of the pinned wpcentral site on Windows 8 This is what it looks like on my start screen as large tile Instructions for uses on how to use…

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