Essentials of Developing Windows® Store Apps Using C# (Course 20484C - Exam 70-484)nanforiberica
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This course maps to the 70-484 exam.
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Describe the Windows 8.1 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 2013 templates.
Use templates to create the UI.
Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
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.
Detalles Del Curso
Module 1: Overview of the Windows 8.1 Platform and Windows StoreApps
- Introduction to the Windows 8.1 Platform
- Windows 8.1 UI Principles
- WinRT and Language Projections
Lab : Overview of the Windows 8.1 Platform and Windows Store Apps
- Exploring the Windows 8.1 Platform
- Exploring a Windows Store App
Describe the Windows 8.1 platform, architecture, and features.
Explain the basics of the Windows 8.1 UI and Windows Store app experience and how the experience differs from Windows desktop apps.
Explain the new API model, how it supports building Windows Store apps, and how it supports multiple language-specific projections.
Module 2: Creating User Interfaces Using XAML
- XAML Basics
- XAML Code-Behind
- Advanced XAML
Lab : Creating User Interfaces by Using XAML
- Creating the User Interface by using Visual Studio 2013
- Enhancing the UI by using Visual Studio 2013
Describe the basic principles behind XAML.
Use XAML and the corresponding code-behind to create a responsive UI.
- Understand how dynamic and complex UIs are developed by using advanced features of XAML.
Module 3: Presenting Data
- Working with Data Presentation Controls
- The GridView Control
Lab : Presenting Data
- Presenting the Note Data in the GridView Control
Explain the different ways in which data can be displayed in Windows Store apps.
- Use the GridView control to present groups of data in a dynamic and flexible view.
Module 4: Implementing Layout Using Windows 8.1 Built-In Controls
- WinRT Controls
- AppBar Control
- Windowing Modes
Lab : Implementing Layout by Using Built-In Controls in Windows 8.1
- Implementing an App Bar
Describe the WinRT library and controls.
Describe the app bar and explain the app bar functionality.
- Describe how to create views with an adaptive layout, and explain the best practices.
Module 5: 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
- Using the File API to Read and Write Data from the Notes Files
- Adding Photos to a Note by using File Picker
Work with files and streams by using WinRT.
- Use WinRT pickers to display a UI that lets the user select an item, such as a file or a contract.
Module 6: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
- Process Lifetime Management
- Windows Store App Activation and Background Tasks
- Implementing a State Management Strategy
Lab : Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
- Exploring the Different PLM States
- Implementing State Management
Describe the various states of a Windows Store app.
Describe app activation modes.
- Implement app state management.
Module 7: Working with Resources, Styles, and Templates
- Creating Shared Resources
- Creating Styles and Templates
Lab : Working with Styles and Templates
- Creating a Control Style and Template
Create shared resources, which can be reused across multiple UI elements.
- Create custom styles and templates, to provide a consistent look for your app.
Module 8: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store app
- Handling Navigation in Windows Store apps
- Semantic Zoom
Lab : Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App
- Adding Navigation to the ILoveNotes App
- Implementing Semantic Zoom
Implement navigation and pass data between pages in your apps.
- Explain the purpose and functionality of Semantic Zoom in a Windows Store app.
Module 9: Implementing Windows 8.1 Contracts
- Designing for Charms and Contracts
- The Search Contract and the SearchBox Control
- The Share Contract
- Managing App Settings
Lab : Implementing Windows 8.1 Contracts
- Implementing the Search Contract
- Implementing the Share Contract
- Adding a New Setting to the Settings Pane
- Optional: Implementing Search with the SearchBox Control
Design apps to use charms and contracts.
Implement the Search contract.
Implement the Share Target and Share Source contracts.
- Describe the Settings pane and add settings commands.
Module 10: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
- Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles, and Badge Notifications
- Implementing Toast Notifications
Lab : Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
- Enabling Live Tile Functionality on the Main Tile
- Adding Secondary Tiles Functionality
- Adding Scheduled Toast Notifications for ToDo Notes
Implement tiles, live tiles, and secondary tiles that draw the user back to your app.
Implement toast notifications to display important information.
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
- Answer These Questions
Describe various data access strategies and when to apply them.
- Describe common use cases that occur while working with remote data.
Module 12: Responding to Mouse and Touch
- Working with Pointer Events
- Working with Gesture Events
Lab : Responding to Mouse and Touch
- Implementing Mouse Events
- Implementing Gesture Events
Describe mouse events and touch gestures in Windows 8.1.
- Identify the best practices for handling gestures.
Module 13: Planning for Windows Store App Deployment
- The Windows Store App Manifest
- Windows Store App Certification
Change the package manifest of an app to meet the requirements for deploying to the Windows Store.
- Deploy an app to the Windows Store and prepare an app for enterprise deployment.