Build Windows 8 Apps in the New HTML5 App Builder

Yesterday we told you that we launched the first beta of our new app builder. The new app builder is designed with HTML5, JavaScript and CSS. In addition to jQuery Mobile support, we have also added Windows 8 support. Now you can build Windows 8 apps for tablets or desktop entirely in the cloud.

When creating a new app, click More create options:

then select Windows 8 project template:

this is how the new builder looks after creating a Windows 8 app (with some components on the screen):



Do keep in mind it’s still a beta so some features might now work yet.