Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

In this course you will learn advanced programming practices and techniques that will help you develop Windows Store apps. In this course, you will learn how design and develop Windows Store apps, as well as implement advanced features, such as using location information, streaming media to external devices, and integrating with online services. You will also learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and Expression Blend tools.

This course also helps candidates prepare for exam 70-485: Advanced Windows Store App Developing using C#.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Review basic Windows Store app concepts and how Windows Store apps integrate with the Windows 8.1 ecosystem
  • Explore the built-in WinRT animation library, storyboards, apply transitions and transformations
  • Localise the Windows Store app User Interface (UI) and apply language-specific formatting to a multi-lingual app
  • Create and present a successful splash screen and differentiate your app with branding
  • Use various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for their app and use advanced file access methods
  • Work with custom, template controls and create and consume a WinRT component
  • Print using the Printing API and explore the Play To API (Application Programming Interface)
  • Explore the Push Notification Service (WNS) and work with push notifications
  • Use the CameraCaptureUI API and the MediaCapture API
  • Create and consume background tasks
  • Discover sensors, test their availability and handle sensor events and device availability and enumerate devices and their capabilities and properties and use the capabilities

This course is intended for Professional Developers who have one or more years of experience creating applications for a production environment and who are comfortable programming in C# and Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) to create Windows Store apps.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 6 to 12 months experience programming in C#
  • 3 to 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2013 (including experience using preview builds)
  • 1 month of experience working on Windows Store apps

All our public scheduled training courses offer delegates the following facilities which are all included at no extra cost: 

  • Mini Continental Breakfast, with a choice of Croissants, Pastries, Cereals, Juices, and of course Tea and Coffee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • A Selection of Soft Beverages are available throughout the Training Day
  • Full Course Manual (Official Curriculum Courseware for Technical Courses where Designated)
  • Course Exercise Files on CD\DVD or Online
  • Course Stationery Pack (Pen, Pencil and Paper)
  • Course Certificate (Vendor Accredited where Designated)
  • FREE Internet Access during your visit (Wi-Fi as Available)

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Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: Developers
Code: MS20485
Exam: 70-485
Level: 300

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