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Windows Store Apps Development Courses

Learn what you need to know to make your apps a success. This Windows Store app development training is designed to help you learn how to use Microsoft tools and technologies to gain the skills you’ll need to develop fast and fluid Windows Store apps. These Windows Store development courses will help you whether you’re an iOS developer or just learning HTML5. Enroll today in our free Windows Store app development courses and learn everything from how to develop universal Windows apps with C# and XAML, to game development, more about the latest Windows operating system, and other fundamentals. Take your developer career to the next level with our Windows Store app development training.

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Published: 24 August 2015
Want to write code and build games for Windows Phone and Windows Store? Check out MonoGame, the "write once, play everywhere" popular choice for coders. Experts, including Tom Spilman of Sickhead Games, introduce you to the cool features of MonoGame and help you build a game, from start to finish.In
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Level 100
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Published: 24 August 2015
If you're looking to build games and want a fun (and free) high-performance, cross-platform development tool, take a good look at Marmalade. Learn to use the Marmalade interface, hear how to develop the basic components and structure of a game, explore scene-management, and get the details on Marmal
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Published: 24 August 2015
Have you heard about Project Spark? It's the ultimate interactive digital playground for gamers of all ages, a powerful (yet simple) way to build and play your own worlds, stories, and games. Share all of your creations to a dynamic community, and play what the community makes. Project Spark brings
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Published: 17 August 2015
Want to help introduce programming to millions of students? Be part of the largest learning event in the world by leading a group of students through an introductory Hour of Code™ learning experience provided by Microsoft. This course prepares you to do just that, providing you with presentati
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Published: 11 August 2015
Would you like to know how to build natural user interface (NUI) programs using Microsoft Kinect and the Scratch programming language? Check out this course, explore how NUI applications can respond to users' movements and gestures, and how the Kinect motion-sensing camera enables you to build body-
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Level 100
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Published: 11 August 2015
Are you interested in participating in the Microsoft Imagine Cup? To do well in this global student technology competition, you need more than your already-awesome coding skills. You also need an understanding of product development, from vision to pitch to research, plus competitive analysis and bu
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Level 100
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Published: 11 August 2015
Did you know that you don't need to be a programmer or an artist to create a cool 2D game? If you can drag and drop, you can use GameMaker from YoYo Games to build a game and then export it to mobile platforms, including Windows, iOS, Android, Kindle and more. Get the details from industry experts w
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Published: 07 August 2015
Developers, are you curious about open source software (OSS) and Microsoft's role in this pivotal trend? We know everyone is talking about OSS, and everyone has questions. So we asked the experts and got tons of helpful information! Watch host Richard Campbell, of .NET Rocks! fame, as he interviews
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Published: 07 August 2015
Universal apps are the new way to develop Windows Store apps. With a universal project, developers are able to share code across Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone solutions. In this challenge, learn how to create a XAML/C# Universal app.C# is one of the most popular languages in the industry today. Its
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Level 100
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Published: 06 August 2015
As a teacher, would you like to build classroom community? Yammer has what you need! See step-by-step demos from educator experts, who show you how to introduce social learning into your classroom.First, learn how to set up your class Yammer community, including groups for students, colleagues, or o
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Published: 29 April 2015
Nothing motivates students more than building an app that they care about and that they can immediately see, use, and share. Get insights from Windows Platform Developer MVP​ Lance McCarthy, as he teaches students to build a mobile app using Windows App Studio and to then extend and enhance the app
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Level 200
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Published: 11 August 2015
If you're taking the MTA 98-375 HTML5 Fundamentals exam, this HTML training can help you prepare. Begin with a discussion of exam expectations and frequently asked questions about the process. Then, explore introductory concepts for Hyper-Text Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), an
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Published: 07 August 2015
HTML and XAML developers, are you ready to start having fun with Windows 8.1? Join Microsoft experts for an on-demand version of the highly successful dive deep into the gadget and devices side of Windows 8.1. Explore 3D printing, the LEGO EV3 platform (and how to use it from Bluetooth and USB), how
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Published: 07 August 2015
Devs, are you looking forward to building apps with Kinect for Windows v2? In this Jump Start, explore the brand new beta Software Development Kit with experts from the Kinect engineering team, and see how Kinect v2 enables speech, gesture, and human understanding in applications and experiences. Le
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Published: 07 August 2015
This course takes you through every aspect of developing games for Windows 8, from audience definition through product monetization. Discover the gaming engines that’ll ease the process, such as Construct2 by Scirra, GameMaker by YoYo Games, and Unity. The course is appropriate for beginning g
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Published: 06 August 2015
Devs, want a primer on the latest capabilities and features available in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript? Discover the basics you need to create websites, web apps, and even native Windows apps. Dive deep into modern web APIs and tour libraries you can use to build anything from the simplest to the most c
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Published: 06 August 2015
Web developers, are you looking for ways to increase your reach and reduce your work? Are you preparing for Exam 70-487, part of the MCSD: Web Applications certification? Do you want to find out how to build Web API or WCF services that can access data and are hosted in Windows Azure? If you want to
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Published: 02 June 2015
Looking to utilize the power and efficiency of cloud computing for your multiplayer games? Microsoft Azure is there for you, whether you're into .NET, Android, or iOS. Get what you need to avoid the pitfalls others have encountered, learn the practical applications of Azure in games, create for scal
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Published: 14 May 2015
Are you familiar with Marmalade? Want to build on the skills you learned in Creating Your First Marmalade Game? Get ready for more fun and games with the entertaining team of Lee Stott and James Mintram, as they teach you how to create and optimize your Marmalade games for Windows and Windows Phone
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Published: 06 May 2015
Developers, want to add to what you know and love about MonoGame? ​Build on the Creating Windows Phone and Windows Store Games with MonoGame course, and expand your toolset in this advanced look at MonoGame, with ​experts Tom Spilman and Andy Dunn.Explore advanced game development techniques an
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Published: 06 May 2015
Making games with GameMaker? Ready to take your 2D game development skills to the next level? If you loved the Creating Your First 2D Game with GameMaker course and you're ready for more, dig deeper into the product features that make GameMaker such a powerful game development platform. Plus, s
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Published: 05 May 2015
If you’re an experienced Game Developer and want to build on your C++ and DirectX skills, up-level your employment options with AAA companies​, and expand on the DirectX knowledge you gained in the Introduction to C++ and DirectX Game Development course, now's your chance!In this fir
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Published: 05 May 2015
Now that you've mastered skyboxes and porting DX 11 to 11.2, how about a fun look at sounds and shaders? In this second course in the C++/DirectX game development series, add some shine, emboss and blur graphics, and incorporate sounds, as you expand on your game prototype from the previous course.E
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Published: 28 April 2015
You've explored skyboxes and porting DX 11 to 11.2, and you've played with sounds and shaders. How about a look at blending and models? Take the next step in game development, and learn how easy it is to implement blending techniques and to add features to your game engine.Watch as experts Bryan Gri
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Published: 28 April 2015
If you've always wanted to build games for the Windows Store but aren't sure how to get started, take a look at the wildly popular Cocos2d-x. Join a team of experts who walk you through the engine's background, explore its popularity, show you how to set up a Windows machine for Cocos development, a
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Published: 27 April 2015
Get real-world guidance for developing creating universal Windows apps, and save yourself valuable time when creating developing an apps for today’s mobile workforce and consumer marketplace. Learn from Microsoft experts as they build a working app using XAML and C# development tools and techn
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Published: 27 April 2015
If you are a Unity game developer who wants to increase your reach by bringing your existing iOS, Android, or PC games to Windows Store and Windows Phone, roll up your sleeves and join us for this practical, step-by-step deep dive. At the end of the training, you can have your full game ported!Exper
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Published: 27 April 2015
Whether you're a beginner or an established indie game developer, if you want to ramp up your skills, join the always-entertaining Adam Tuliper (of DinoBurger fame) and a team of industry experts for this informative Jump Start. They take you on an awesome journey using Unity, one of the most popula
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Level 300
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Published: 07 August 2015
IT Pros, want to automate redundant tasks and do it right the first time? Learn how to turn your real-time management and automation scripts into useful reusable tools and cmdlets. Use PowerShell to better create, query, update, delete, and manage your Active Directory. You might be surprised at how
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Published: 05 May 2015
Explore the fundamental concepts associated with Windows Store Applications, and see programming examples using Visual Basic. Get an introduction to building Window 8.1 Store applications. This course covers many design concepts and shows you how to implement them using Visual Basic. Watch as expert
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