Application development for Windows 8 Metro

“Never seen before! HTML and Javascript together bulding Windows 8 Metro apps. ”

Development Hall 30 min


  • What is it about?

    Jindřich: Mainly to show that Metro is not only a mean of public transport but also an exciting new platform for building apps for Windows 8. It's about how to design and develop Metro style apps in Javascript and HTML and how to show off with them in Microsoft Store.

  • What will the visitors get from it?

    Jindřich: Introduction to Windows 8 Metro platform. How does it look like and how to use it plus some demos showing development in Javascript and HTML.

  • For whom it is?

    Jindřich: For developers of all sorts. For product managers to see how easy it is to build a Metro app. For designers with engineering tastes.

  • What do I presently work at?

    Jindřich: I'm working in a team which builds Skype for Windows 8 Metro. It includes Javascript and C++ development.

  • Which of my existing achievements do I value the most?

    Jindřich: I'm happy and proud that during last four years I have been part of the wonderful journey with Skype. Also, that thanks to the software I'm bulding the world seems to be bit smaller and friendlier than it really is.

  • What would I like to achieve?

    Jindřich: Keep learning, keep changing.

  • What do I look forward to at the WebExpo?

    Jindřich: Meeting clever people who are able to transform zeros and ones into cool stuff.

Jindřich Parus

Senior Software Development Engineer Skype