In this course students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps [+]
In this course students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps. This includes a combination of both design and development skills, as well as ensuring that students are comfortable using and making the most of the Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools. After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe review the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore the basics of a Windows app interface.
Create the User Interface layout and structure.
Apply the MVVM pattern to application design.
Implement the AppBar and layout controls.
Use templates to create the UI.
Use data binding to present data in the UI.
Handle files and streams.
Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM).
Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
Implement Semantic Zoom.
Design and implement contracts such as Search, Share and Settings.
Implement tiles and toast notifications in a Windows Store app.
Respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures.
Deploy a Windows Store app to the Windows Store or an enterprise store.
Module 1: Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps This module describes the Windows 8 platform and features, and explores the basics of a Windows Store app interface.Lessons
Introduction to the Windows 8 Platform
Windows 8 User Interface Principles
WinRT and Language Projections
The MVVM Design Pattern
Module 3: Using WinJS This module explains how to use WinJS to build Windows Store appsLessons
The WinJS Library
Module 4: Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls This module explains how to implement the AppBar and layout controls.Lessons
Windows 8 Layout Controls
The AppBar Control
Snap and Scale
Module 5: Presenting Data This module explains how to use data binding to present data in the User Interface.Lessons
Working with Data Presentation Controls
The ListView Control
Module 6: Handling Files in Windows Store Apps This module explains how to handle files and streams in Windows Store AppsLessons
Handling Files and Streams in Windows Store apps
Working with File User Interface Components
Module 7: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management This module explains how to respond to application lifecycle events using Process Lifetime Management (PLM) and the PLM extensibility points provided by the Visual Studio 2012 templates.Lessons
Process Lifetime Management
Launching Windows Store Apps
Implementing State Management Strategy
Module 8: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App This module explains how to handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app and how to implement Semantic Zoom.Lessons
Handling Navigation in Windows Store apps
Module 9: Implementing Windows 8 Contracts This module explains how to design and implement Windows 8 contracts such as Search, Share and Settings.Lessons
Designing for Charms and Contracts
The Search Contract
The Share Contract
Managing App Settings and Preferences
Module 10: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications This module explains how to implement tiles and toast notifications in a Windows Store App.Lessons
Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles, and Badge Notifications
Implementing Toast Notifications
Module 11: Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy This module explains how to implement various data access scenarios for Windows Store apps. Lessons
Evaluating Data Access Strategies
Working with Remote Data
Module 12: Responding to Mouse, Keyboard and Touch This module explains how to respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures.Lessons
Working with Mouse Events
Working with Gesture Events
Module 13: Planning for Windows Store App Deployment This module explains how to deploy Windows Store apps to the Windows Store or an enterprise store. Lessons
The Windows Store App Manifest
Windows Store App Certification
Enterprise App Deployment
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