Attention iOS developers! View this Jump Start to learn how to develop and monetize apps for Windows Store. Microsoft Principal Technical Evangelist Jaime Rodriguez and Big Nerd Ranch trainers Eric Jeffers and Sean McCune share some of their lessons learned in transitioning from iOS to Windows Store development. They use iOS terms and concepts to explain features in Windows, ensuring that you can make use of what you already know and learn the new concepts in your own terms.
Instructors | Jaime Rodriguez - Principal Technical Evangelist
Associated Exam(s) | Exam 70-485: Advanced Windows Store App Development using C#; Associated Course(s) | 20483: Programming in C#
Learn about the platform for building Windows Store Apps. This session provides an overview of how to build apps for devices running Windows 8 and Windows RT.
This session provides an overview of .Net run-time, C# language features, type system, and much more. You’ll also learn about inspecting the runtime and the basic programming flow.
This module provides an overview of Async. Learn how WinRT is asynchronous vs. how Cocoa has blocks.
This section introduces you to XAML and its core controls, content model, panels, and layouts. See numerous demos on how it all works.
In this module, learn about the building blocks of an app package and look inside the iOS App bundle, in contrast to the Windows App package. Discover the app manifest and capabilities, process isolation, and more.
Most apps have rich content that users want to find and act upon, share, save or enhance in other apps, print, and send to devices. This session describes how to use contracts to perform such actions.
This module describes live tiles and notifications. You will learn about Alive and Activity, secondary tiles, and how to leverage Windows Azure mobile services.
Once you have built your app, you need to know how to submit it to Windows Store. This session describes how to develop your app for discovery and unprecedented reach and reviews the flexible business models, transparent terms, and best economics.
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