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Module 1: Overview of the Windows 8.1 Platform and Windows Store Apps
Introduction to the Windows 8.1 – User Experience, Features, Apps, New User Interface
Operation of Windows Store Apps
Windows 8 UI Principles
WinRT and Language Projections
Lab: Overview of the Windows 8.1 Platform and Windows Store Apps
Module 2: Single-Page Apps and the MVVM Design Pattern
Single-Page Applications (SPA)
The MVVM Design Pattern
Lab: Single-Page Apps and the MVVM Design Pattern
Module 3: Using WinJS
The WinJS Library
WinJS Promise Object
WinJS Application Namespace
WinJS Utilities Functions
Lab: Using WinJS
Module 4: Implementing Layout Using Windows 8.1 Controls
Windows 8.1 Layout Controls
Implementing WinJS Controls and Templates
The AppBar Control
Lab: Implementing a Layout by Using Windows 8.1 Controls
Module 5: Presenting Data
Working with Data Presentation Controls
The ListView Control
Lab: Presenting Data
Module 6: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles, and Badge Notifications
Implementing Toast Notifications
Lab: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
Module 7: Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
Handling Files and Streams in Windows Store Apps
Working with File User Interface Components
Lab: Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
Module 8: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
Process Lifetime Management
Windows Store App Activation and Background Tasks
Implementing a State Management Strategy
Recovering from Termination
Lab: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
Module 9: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows StoreApp
Building Richer and More Interactive Apps
Handling Navigation in Windows Store Apps
Passing Parameters Between Pages
Lab: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App
Module 10: Implementing Windows 8.1 Contract
Designing for Charms and Contracts
The Search Contract
The Share Contract
Managing App Settings and Preferences
Lab: Implementing Windows 8.1 Contracts
Module 11: Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy
Evaluating Data Access Strategies
Working with Remote Data
Lab: Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy - Quiz
Module 12: Responding to Mouse and Touch
Working with Mouse Events
Working with Gesture Events
Lab: Responding to Mouse Events and Touch Gestures
Module 13: Planning for Windows Store App Deployment
Preparing and Submitting the App
The Windows Store App Manifest
Windows Store App Certification
Meeting Windows Store App Certification Requirements
Using Visual Studio 2013
In order to attend this training course, delegates must:
Possess at least one year’s experience in creating applications
Have at least 1 month of experience in creating Windows client applications
Possess at least 1 month of experience practicing Visual Studio 2010 or 2012
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Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.
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