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Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

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.

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Praha5 29 300 CZK included in course price 50
Brno5 29 300 CZK included in course price 50
Bratislava5 800,00 EUR 268,00 EUR 50

User intensity level

What we teach you

  • Describe 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.

Required skills

  • 1 or more years of experience creating applications.
  • 1 – 3 months experience creating Windows client applications.
  • 1 – 3 months experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012.

Teaching methods

  • Professional explanation with practical samples and examples. Exam simulation.

Teaching materials

  • Original Microsoft Student Guide, price is not included.

Course syllabus

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

SinglePage Applications and the MVVM Design Pattern

  • Single-Page Applications
  • The MVVM Design Pattern

Using WinJS

  • The WinJS Library
  • WinJS APIs

Implementing Layout using Windows 8 BuiltIn Controls

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

Presenting Data

  • Working with Data Presentation Controls
  • The ListView Control

Handling Files in Windows Store Apps

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

Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management

  • Process Lifetime Management
  • Launching Windows Store Apps
  • Implementing State Management Strategy

Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App

  • Handling Navigation in Windows Store apps
  • Semantic Zoom

Implementing Windows 8 Contracts

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

Implementing Tiles and User Notifications

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

Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy

  • Evaluating Data Access Strategies
  • Working with Remote Data

Responding to Mouse and Touch

  • Working with Mouse Events
  • Working with Gesture Events

Planning for Windows Store App Deployment

  • The Windows Store App Manifest
  • Windows Store App Certification
  • Windows 8 Enterprise App Deployment
Tištěná příručka MOC20481

6950 CZK
Elektronická příručka MOC20481

6300 CZK
Tištěná příručka MOC20481

268 EUR
Elektronická příručka MOC20481

242 EUR
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