Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#

A complete guide to develop Windows Store Apps using C#
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

There are two ways of exhibiting your expertise at designing and developing fast and fluid Windows 8 apps. They are—using HTML5 or C#. For someone who has excelled in the existing web programming skills in JavaScript or is starting from scratch on a new website, the HTML5 path is your best bet. But if you‘re a .NET developer and planning to create Windows 8 apps, choose the C# path. In this course, we’ll be looking into the C# path.

The ‘Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#” Exam 70-484 helps to demonstrate your programming skills with real-world mastery of programming Windows Store apps using C#. It is a course architectured for skilled software developers who are ready to advance their status. The focus of the course is on the horizons of critical-thinking and decision-making acumen, important ingredients for the MCSD level success.

In this course we will discuss many major concepts of the new WinRT API, give a lead to the changes in the development models for this platform, and also, demonstrate the various technologies and codes necessary to add exceptional features to an app.

We have provided with 15 hours (approx.) high quality video content with 11 lessons.

This course and certification will increase your visibility in your organization. This certification will help you stand tall amongst your colleagues and recognize your knowledge and skill.

Windows Store Apps certification will qualify you for jobs like software developer, web developer, and quality engineer.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of programming concepts, and understand the use of development tools such as, but not limited to, Visual Studio. Knowledge of XAML, WPF, or C# will be an added advantage.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Design and develop the Windows Store apps
  • Discuss the new Windows development API called WinRT
  • Describe how to add advanced features to an app, such as tasks, tiles, and notifications
  • Discuss the testing and deployment of apps to the Windows Store
  • Build new Windows Store apps using Visual Studio 2013
  • Explain how to work with XAML, controls, and C#

What is the target audience?

  • This exam is anticipated for developers who have an experience of minimum two to five years in developing C# and XAML applications, including one or more years developing applications that conform to the Windows Store app guidelines. If you‘re a .NET developer and planning to create Windows 8 apps, choose the C# path. But for someone who has excelled in the existing web programming skills in JavaScript or is starting from scratch on a new website, the HTML5 path is your best bet.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Windows 8x Development Platform
04:15

This course will teach you how to develop Windows App development using C#

A Walkthrough Windows 8x
Preview
04:27
Understanding the User Experience Guidelines
Preview
03:16
Fast and Fluid UX Examples
01:05
Touch First
02:36
Immersive Apps
02:57
All PC Architectures
05:14
Development Architecture
03:37
WinRT
02:52
Introduction to the Windows Store
02:49
Conclusion
01:00
Quiz
3 questions
Section 2: Windows Store App Development Requirements
Windows Store App Development Requirements
04:00
Installing Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition
02:14
Developer Registration
03:29
Registering for the Windows Developer License
02:05
Creating Your First Windows Store App
04:25
Creating your first app and exploring it
04:47
Compile, Deploy, and Debug an App
07:00
Deploying, Running, Debugging, and the Simulator
08:54
WinRT for .NET Developers
07:31
Conclusion
01:13
Quiz
3 questions
Section 3: Principles of the Windows Store App Design Styles
Design Style for Windows Store Apps
03:27
Examples of Chromeless Apps
01:49
Transforming Chrome to Chromeless Apps
05:48
Creating a Page Using a Silhouette Template
02:04
Command and Edge Integration
03:41
Using Commands, Edges, and App Bar
05:20
Navigation within an App
04:26
Navigation Patterns in the Windows Store App
01:40
Using Touch Effectively
02:32
Quiz
3 questions
Section 4: Working With Windows Controls
Using UI Controls
04:34
Adding Controls to a XAML Page
11:01
Using Layout Controls
05:46
Using Layout Controls
09:13
Using Data-Binding and DataBound Controls
03:44
Data-Binding Overview
06:36
Using Semantic Zoom
01:32
Semantic Zoom Control
03:57
Conclusion
01:11
Quiz
3 questions
Section 5: Windowing Presentation and Orientation
Understanding Screen Properties
02:57
Aspect Ratio
01:59
Enable Scaling in Apps
05:13
Using Assets to Display Content at Different Scaling Resolutions
03:24
Handling Screen Orientations in an App
03:42
Working with Snap
03:23
Working with the Snap Feature in an App
04:07
Conclusion
00:58
Quiz
3 questions
Section 6: Working with Tiles, Toasts, and Notifications
Interaction Model of Tiles
03:16
Viewing Tiles and Their Abilities
01:51
Tile Templates, Sizes, and Types
03:15
Setting and Changing Tiles
03:20
Tile Customization
03:16
Interaction Model of Toasts
02:45
Create and Send a Toast Notification
01:49
Working with Push Notifications
03:24
Conclusion
01:16
Quiz
3 questions
Section 7: Understanding Process Lifecycle Management in Windows Apps
Process Lifecycle Management
03:29
Working with Process Lifecycle Management (PLM) Events in Apps
04:04
Handling PLM Events in Apps
03:45
Background Tasks in Windows 8
05:48
Conclusion
00:41
Quiz
3 questions
Section 8: Working with Contracts
Understand Contracts in Windows Apps
02:26
Contract Usage
03:34
Use the File Picker Contracts
04:52
Working with Search
02:13
Using Search in an App
05:24
Deploying Share Contracts
02:19
Sharing Information Using Share Contract
03:50
Enable App Settings
04:46
Conclusion
01:00
Quiz
3 questions
Section 9: Working with Remote Data and Security
Understanding How to Fetch Remote Data
03:37
Working with HTTPClient
06:45
Authentication and Credentials
02:29
Using Microsoft Account in Apps
02:23
Credentials
09:47
Working with Web Authentication Broker
09:06
Conclusion
00:50
Quiz
3 questions
Section 10: Windows Store and Deploying Apps
Windows Store Model and Economics
02:51
Sales Models
00:30
Pricing
02:50
Creating a Trial-Based App
06:13

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