WinJS Goes Open Source, Adds Windows Phone 8.1 Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 07, 2014

The Windows Library for JavaScript (WinJS) is now fully open source and no longer limited to the Microsoft platform. Alongside this announcement, the 2.1 release adds support for Windows Phone 8.1.


Changes to the Silverlight Runtime for Windows Phone

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Apr 03, 2014

Until now we’ve been focusing on Common XAML, but now our attention turns to Silverlight for Windows Phone. Though Common XAML (i.e. Universal Apps) is meant to eventually replace it, the Silverlight framework is still a viable option for Windows Phone developers.


Features of the New Windows Phone App Model

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 03, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 has several features that developers can utilize to improve their apps and provide a better user experience.


Introducing Common XAML UI

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Apr 02, 2014 1

Based on the WinRT API, the Common XAML UI framework will allow the same UI code to be shared on phones, tablets, desktop computers, and eventually Xbox One.

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