When Dino Esposito—a well-known expert author on Windows technology—decided to take on the at-first-unwanted task of writing a book geared toward beginning programmers, Start Here! Build Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript , little did he know that he would end up being a co-author with his 14-year-old (now 15-year-old) son, Francesco, who is now also well on his way to becoming an expert mobile developer and author. Writing the book posed some unique challenges. In earlier times, programmers could get started and become productive by learning a single programming language. So for example, a person could study a book on BASIC and through diligent practice, learn to build high-quality applications. Now, however, most modern environments require developers to learn several things more-or ...read more