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20481 - Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript


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.




This course is intended for professional developers who have 1 or more years of experience in creating applications.


5 Days, $2995


Lesson 1 : Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps

Introduction to the Windows 8 Platform
Windows 8 User Interface Principles
WinRT and Language Projections

Lesson 2 : Single-Page Applications and the MVVM Design Pattern

Single-Page Applications
The MVVM Design Pattern

Lesson 3 : Using WinJS

The WinJS Library

Lesson 4 : Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls

Windows 8 Layout Controls
Implementing WinJS Controls and Templates
The AppBar Control
Snap and Fill

Lesson 5 : Presenting Data

Working with Data Presentation Controls
The ListView Control

Lesson 6 : Handling Files in Windows Store Apps

Handling Files and Streams in Windows Store apps
Working with File User Interface Components

Lesson 7 : Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management

Process Lifetime Management
Launching Windows Store Apps
Implementing State Management Strategy

Lesson 8 : Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App

Handling Navigation in Windows Store apps
Semantic Zoom

Lesson 9 : Implementing Windows 8 Contracts

Designing for Charms and Contracts
The Search Contract
The Share Contract
Managing App Settings and Preferences

Lesson 10 : Implementing Tiles and User Notifications

Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles, and Badge Notifications
Implementing Toast Notifications

Lesson 11 : Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy

Evaluating Data Access Strategies
Working with Remote Data

Lesson 12 : Responding to Mouse and Touch

Working with Mouse Events
Working with Gesture Events

Lesson 13 : Planning for Windows Store App Deployment

The Windows Store App Manifest
Windows Store App Certification
Windows 8 Enterprise App Deployment


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