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This Jump Start covers Developing Windows Store Apps using C#. In typical Jump Start fashion it is filled with lots of demos and fun. Microsoft Technical Evangelist Jerry Nixon and the co-founder of Crank211, Daren May, craft sample after sample in real time to show simple and complex techniques you can take back to your workplace. Because this course loosely follows the criteria for exam 70-484, it is tailored for intermediary to seasoned developers looking to create Windows Store Apps. It provides an overview on creating the User Interface layout and structure using XAML, how to implement the AppBar and layout controls, how to deploy a Windows Store app to the Windows Store or an enterprise store, and much more…
Instructors | Jerry Nixon | Microsoft Developer Evangelist; Daren May | President & Co-founder, Crank211
Associated Exam | Exam 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using C# Related Certification | MCSD: Windows Store AppsAssociated Course | Course 20484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#
This module introduces you to the Windows 8 Platform, the user interface principles, and WinRT and language projections. See the changes in Windows 8 and how everything that runs on Windows 7 will run on Windows 8.
Get ready for understanding XAML. This session provides an overview on the basics, code-behind, and tooling for XAML.
Find out more about the built-in controls in Windows 8 by getting into the layouts and data binding. Jerry and Daren provide an in depth understanding on the various types of layouts and how to present dynamic data.
This session provides an overview on file handling and process lifecycle management. Jerry and Daren provide visibility to state transitions, background tasks, and execution and triggers.
In this module you will find out what resources are. Combined with the various styles and templates provided to you in Windows 8 get ready to add some great tips and tricks to your toolbox.
To create the best possible App for Windows Store it is key to understand navigation and how the data hierarchy and top app bar work. Once you understand these, get ready for the semantic zoom.
Learn how to search and share charms and contracts. In this module Jerry and Daren focus on charm setting, primary and secondary tiles and toast notifications.
A successful App requires the right data strategies, packaging and deployment. Learn more on how to best evaluate data access strategies using SQLite.
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