Course Code: 1125

20484 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#

Class Dates:
5 Days
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  • Course Overview
  • In this course students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps. This includes a combination of both design and development skills, as well as ensuring that students are comfortable using and making the most of the Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.

  • Audience
  • This course is intended for professional developers who have 1-2 years of experience creating client applications and who are comfortable programming in C# and have done some XAML-based programming.


  • Before attending this course, students must have:
    •1 or more years of experience creating applications.
    •1 – 3 months experience creating Windows client applications.
    •1 – 3 months experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012.
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Course Details

  • After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • •Describe review the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore the basics of a Windows app interface.
  • •Create the User Interface layout and structure by using XAML.
  • •Use data binding to present data in the UI.
  • •Implement the AppBar and layout controls.
  • •Handle files and streams.
  • •Respond to application lifecycle events using Process Lifetime Management and the PLM extensibility points provided by the Visual Studio 2012 templates.
  • •Use templates to create the UI
  • •Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
  • •Implement tiles and toast notifications in a Windows Store app
  • •Respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures.
  • •Deploy a Windows Store app to the Windows Store or an enterprise store.