Articles Written by Chris Bennett

Take your Win8 Metro App to the Next Level with a SQLite DB

It's unfortunate Microsoft didn't include a database for use when building Windows 8 Metro Apps in C#. However, there is a very popular database known as SQLite, which works very well in mobile environments.

Using IndexedDB in your JavaScript/HTML5 Windows 8 Metro Apps

IndexedDB, an HTML5 technology, is a non-relational data store designed to store JSON objects in collections known as an Object Store within a Database. Join Chris Bennett to learn how to use IndexedDB in your JavaScript/HTML5 Windows 8 Metro Apps.

Embedding a Web Browser in a Windows 8 Metro C# Application

Displaying HTML content provides a very powerful tool for interacting with users. Regardless of what HTML content you need to display, the XAML WebView provides easy access. Chris Bennett shows you how.

Making Use of the Windows 8 Metro App Bar

As you start building Windows 8 Metro Apps you will run into the need to allow for additional functions for each Page. Metro provides a control for this very purpose known as the App Bar. Read on to learn more.

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