Porting a FLASH application to a Windows 8 Store app using HTML and Javascript

4 years ago

This blog post is from a series of articles that I authored for the Intel Developer Zone. Please visit the original article link for more information: http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/memory-game-sample-app Downloads Porting a FLASH application to a Windows* 8 Store app using HTML and Javascript [PDF 704KB] FLASH HTML Package Release [ZIP 3.7MB] Memory Game Sample App This project demonstrates how to convert an existing Adobe Flash* game in to a Windows* Store app using the tools available in WinJS, HTML5, CSS3, and traditional JavaScript*. We chose the scenario of a memory card game to show

Sidney Andrews

Adding SyntaxHighlighter to a SharePoint 2013 master page

4 years ago

So I like to use my SharePoint blogging list because it provides a lot of convenience and allows me to simply publish my posts using Word. One thing I did miss was syntax highlighting support that came as a plugin with my previous blogging/CMS engines (BlogEngine.NET, DasBlog, umbraco, Orchard). What I wanted to do was to make the smallest modification possible to my SP master page to enable syntax highlighting. Maybe it's because I'm old school, but I never stopped liking SyntaxHighlighter. I know Microsoft has come up with an even better one and CodeMirror is outstanding, but

Sidney Andrews

Dynamic CSS Grids in Windows Store HTML Apps

4 years ago

I have been working with Bootstrap a lot lately and realized that I really like the flexible grid system. I can easily use the 12-columns to make a 2-column or 3-column layout on my webpage that is flexible and responsive. Sure, this is simple to do with traditional CSS, but I like the abstraction and the flexibility to change my mind later and not have to modify my CSS definitions. HTML should really be used for markup and hierarchical layouts. Hand-writen CSS should be isolated to just your design I've always felt dirty when I hand wrote CSS styling for

Sidney Andrews