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Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript (MOC-20481)

MOC-20481 (5 Days)

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Windows Store Apps Training Overview

This Certified Microsoft  course, Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript (20481), teaches students the essential programming skills and techniques required to develop Windows Store apps. Attendees also learn to use Microsoft Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.

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Windows Store Apps Training Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore the basics of a Windows app interface.
  • Create the User Interface layout and structure.
  • Apply the MVVM pattern to application design.
  • Implement the AppBar and layout controls.
  • Use templates to create the UI.
  • Use data binding to present data in the UI.
  • Handle files and streams.
  • Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM).
  • Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
  • Implement Semantic Zoom.
  • Design and implement contracts such as Search, Share and Settings.
  • 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.

Windows Store Apps Training Outline

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Introduction
Overview of the Windows 8.1 Platform and Windows Store Apps
  • Introduction to the Windows 8.1 Platform
  • Windows 8 UI Principles
  • WinRT and Language Projections
Single-Page Apps and the MVVM Design Pattern
  • Single-Page Applications
  • The MVVM Design Pattern
Using WinJS
  • The WinJS Library
  • WinJS APIs
Implementing Layout Using Windows 8.1 Controls
  • Windows 8.1 Layout Controls
  • Implementing WinJS Controls and Templates
  • The AppBar Control
  • Windowing Modes
Presenting Data
  • Working with Data Presentation Controls
  • The ListView Control
Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
  • Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles, and Badge Notifications
  • Implementing Toast Notifications
Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
  • Handling Files and Streams in Windows Store Apps
  • Working with File User Interface Components
Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
  • Process Lifetime Management
  • Windows Store App Activation and Background Tasks
  • Implementing a State Management Strategy
Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows StoreApp
  • Handling Navigation in Windows Store Apps
  • Semantic Zoom
Implementing Windows 8.1 Contracts
  • Designing for Charms and Contracts
  • The Search Contract
  • The Share Contract
  • Managing App Settings and Preferences
Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy
  • Evaluating Data Access Strategies
  • Working with Remote Data
Responding to Mouse and Touch
  • Working with Mouse Events
  • Working with Gesture Events
Planning for Windows Store App Deployment
  • The Windows Store App Manifest
  • Windows Store App Certification
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MOC-20481

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should have:

  • 1 or more years of experience creating applications
  • 1 to 3 months experience creating Windows client applications
  • 1 to 3 months experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012
  • Attended Course 20480B: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3, or equivalent knowledge

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you call us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.

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