HTML5, JSON, TypeScript, Windows Store apps, WinJs

Combining WinJS, TypeScript, jQuery and KnockOut

In this tutorial we’re going to build a very simple Windows Store application that uses jQuery and Knockout to get some data from the internet and show this in a GridView. I’ll show you how you create a new project, get all the the TypeScript definitions you need, get data from a web service and bind that to the GridView control. I’m assuming you have at least a little TypeScript knowledge. If you don’t you should have a look at the tutorials on http://TypeScriptLang.org first. File – New Start by creating a new project using the template Store apps with…

.NET, Windows Store apps, WinRT

SQLite for WinRT

Intro Often you need to store some data from the application you are building. One option for Windows Store apps is a local database in the file system, SQLite. It’s pretty easy to setup and to use. SQLite is self-contained serverless database engine and is available for free for many platforms ranging from Linux to Windows. In this small tutorial I’d like to show you how to get started using it in you Windows Store app. Bits & Pieces First you’ll have to get the database engine. There is a .visx installation package available at www.sqlite.org. I downloaded the Precompiled…