In two previous articles, I went through a technical overview of Windows 8 Finder App Template and the companion Finder App Server. In this article, I’ll go through the Hero App Template and Hero App Server which are built on top of the Finder App Template and Server.
The Windows 8 Hero App Template is a template developed to allow developers to quickly and easily create an application to collect certain information while out in the field on a Windows 8 device. For example, if a developer wanted to create an app to allow people to submit information on roads needing pothole repairs, the Hero App Template is a good starting point.
The Hero App Template is a derivative of the Windows 8 Finder App Template described in a previous article and The Hero App Server is a derivative of the Finder App Server described in a previous article.
This article will go through some of the technical features of the Hero App Template and accompanying NodeJS server to store all information. It’s assumed you have already gone through Windows 8 Finder App Template and Finder App Server articles. Continue Reading…