|Initial release||October 26, 2012|
4.4.5 / January 25, 2019
|Operating system||Windows 8,|
Windows Phone 8.1,
Windows 10 Mobile,
Xbox One system software
|License||Apache License 2.0|
In April 2014, during the Microsoft Build developer conference, WinJS was released under the Apache License as free and open source software with the intent to port it to other than Microsoft platforms. A site dedicated to demonstrate the library has also been published. Future development is focused on maintaining what currently exists in the project. There are no plans for new features or feature requests, meaning there are no plans for a new feature release.
- UI controls with fundamental support for touch, mouse and keyboard.
The first version of WinJS. It was released with Windows 8.
WinJS was released as open-source software under the Apache License on GitHub by popular demand. The project aimed at cross-platform and browser compatibility. The following distributions are derived from WinJS 2.0:
- WinJS 2.0 for Windows 8.1
- WinJS Xbox 1.0 for Windows
- WinJS Phone 2.1 for Windows Phone 8.1
WinJS 3.0 was released in September, 2014 with special focus on:
- Cross-browser/cross-platform support spanning the most popular desktop and mobile browsers, as well as HTML-based app environments like Apache Cordova
- Improved universal control designs
- Windows 8
- Windows Runtime
- "Extending platform commonality through universal Windows apps". Building Apps for Windows. Microsoft. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
- "winjs/winjs". GitHub. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
- "WinJS Everywhere". Building Apps for Windows. Microsoft. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
- "A Preview of WinJS 4.0". Microsoft. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
- "WinJS 4.0 released". Microsoft. Retrieved 8 June 2015.