Move from the web to WinRT

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Purpose

In this section we'll guide you through the process of migrating an existing web site or web application to a Windows Store app using JavaScript. With Windows Phone 8.1, it's now possible to write apps using JavaScript, so much of what follows will also be applicable.

In this section

TopicDescription

Migrating a web app

Here you'll find specific considerations and steps to follow when you port an existing web app to a Windows Store app using JavaScript.

Migrating a website

Here you'll find specific considerations and steps to follow when you port a basic website to a Windows Store app using JavaScript. Specifically, we'll discuss the security and performance considerations for developing a Windows Store app using JavaScript with online connectivity and a specific server component.

 

Developer audience

This section is for developers who are porting or are considering a port of an existing web site or a web application to a Windows Store app using JavaScript.

To successfully create a Windows Store app using JavaScript, you must be familiar with the following technologies:

  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • CSS3
  • The Windows Runtime

Run-time requirements

You must have access to the following components to successfully run your Windows Store app using JavaScript:

  • Windows 8
  • WWAHost.exe
  • Windows Library for JavaScript (optional)
  • The Windows Runtime (optional)

 

 

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