This course will teach you advanced programming practices and techniques that will help you develop Windows Store apps. In this course, you will learn how design and develop Windows Store apps, as well as implement advanced features, such as using location information, streaming media to external devices, and integrating with online services. You will also learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and Expression Blend tools.
This course maps to the 70-482 exam.
Windows Azure is required or used as part of the lab for this course, which may not be available in all countries. Please check with your Microsoft training provider that this cloud service is available in your area. Training Providers please reference the course setup guide for more details.
*This course utilizes higher hosting resources for online labs and therefore, post-class access is limited to 30 days.
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Before attending this course, students must have:
- 6 to 12 months experience programming in HTML5.
- 3 to 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2013 (including experience in using preview builds).
- Minimum one month of experience working on Windows Store apps.
This course is intended for professional developers who have 1 or more years of experience creating applications for a production environment.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Module 1: Windows Store App Essentials
Review Windows Store App Essentials
Review Windows Store App Essentials – Under the Hood
Module 2: Implementing Animations and Transitions
Working with Transitions and Transformations
Module 3: Implementing Globalization and Localization
Working with Resource File
Implementing Culture-Specific Formatting
Module 4: Implementing Branding and a Seamless UI for Windows Store Apps
Introduction to Branding
Customizing the Splash Screen
Branding the UI of Your App
Module 5: Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store App
lementing Storage Options for a Windows Store App
Implementing Data Caching
Advanced File Functionality
Module 6: Creating Reusable Controls and Components
Working with Custom Controls
Creating and Using WinRT Components
Module 7: Implementing Advanced Contract Scenarios
Implementing the Print Contract
The Play To Contract
Integrating Contacts and Calendars
Integrating speech synthesis
Support PDF files and screenshots
Module 8: The Windows Push Notification Service
Introduction to the Push Notification Service
Communicating with the WNS
Module 9: Capturing Media
Using CameraCaptureUI to Capture Pictures, Video and Audio
Using MediaCapture to Capture Pictures, Video, or Audio
Module 10: Background Tasks
Creating Background Tasks
Using Background Tasks in a Windows Store App
Module 11: Working with Sensors and Devices
Working with Sensors
Working with Devices
Module 12: Generating Revenue with Your App
Implementing Trial Functionality in a Windows Store App
Implementing In-App Purchases
Advertising in a Windows Store App
Module 13: Securing Windows Store App Data
Managing Windows Authentication
Managing Web Authentication
Encryption in a Windows Store App
Module 14: Tracing and Profiling Windows Store Apps
Tracing and Profiling a Windows Store App