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Using Blend to Design HTML5 Windows 8 Apps

By Doris Chen



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In this series of videos, Doris Chen will show you how you can create a lightweight, dynamic version of the Memory Game in Blend using CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript.

The series consists of seven videos, which we have gathered together on this one page.

If you intend to work through the instructions, you should:
Step #1 – Download Windows 8 Release Preview and Windows 8 SDK
Step #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8
Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8


Creating and Defining Style Rules

Creating a Grid Layout

Aligning Content

Styling the Game Board

Using Style Cards

upport Portrait View

Build and Run Project in Blend and Visual Studio

These videos were first posted at Channel 9, where links are also available to download the videos in the following formats: MP3 (Audio only), MP4 (iPod, Zune HD), High Quality MP4 (iPad, PC), Mid Quality MP4 (WP7, HTML5) and High Quality WMV (PC, Xbox, MCE).

Dr. Doris Chen is a staff engineer/Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems. As a Technology Evangelist, Doris' expertise includes JavaServer Faces, AJAX, web services/SOA, J2EE[tm] technologies, J2ME[tm] platform wireless programming, Java[tm] technology performance tuning, and web-based distributed computing. She speaks on these topic at major industry conferences around the world including JavaOne, Sun Network Conference, SD West, and Software Development Conference.

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