Allan De Consta Pinto (Microsoft) @ DevCon5 NYC

Allen is a technical evangelist, he’s here to talk about building native Windows 8 Apps with HTML. He emphasizes that Windows 8 makes Touch and the Windows Store first-class citizens.

Nice detail: you can set up a visual gesture password by picking regions in a photo. In his case, he presses his son’s nose, then his daughter’s nose, then draws a line between them. Slick.

Using their WinJS library, you can get access to all the Metro styled controls and widgets. Using the Windows JS library, you get access to all the Windows device API’s.

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