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Windows 8 Store Apps Hands-on in 20 Lessons

Course Summary

This course takes the learner through a complete and in-depth lap around building a Windows 8 Store app. Areas covered include planning an app, designing and creating a store-ready user experience, handling the application lifecycle and hooking into key W


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    Course Syllabus

    ● Course Introduction
        ◦ Introduction
    ● Lessons 1-3
        ◦ Contents
        ◦ Lesson 1: planning the app
        ◦ Planning Jamendizer
        ◦ Lesson 2: design principles
        ◦ Win8 design principles
        ◦ Lesson 3: planning the UI
        ◦ Planning the UI 1
        ◦ Planning the UI 2
        ◦ Lessons recap
    ● Lessons 4-5
        ◦ Contents
        ◦ Lesson 4
        ◦ Part 4.1
        ◦ Main view structure
        ◦ Part 4.2
        ◦ Creating design data
        ◦ Part 4.3
        ◦ Creating a list template
        ◦ Part 4.4
        ◦ Styling a template
        ◦ Part 4.5
        ◦ Customizing a list control
        ◦ Part 4.6
        ◦ Resources and converters
        ◦ Lesson 5
        ◦ Part 5.1
        ◦ Customizing SplitPage
        ◦ Part 5.2
        ◦ Inserting a user control
        ◦ Part 5.3
        ◦ Creating visual states
        ◦ Part 5.4
        ◦ Adapting to snapped mode
        ◦ Adapting to portrait mode
        ◦ Lessons recap
    ● Lessons 6-8
        ◦ Contents
        ◦ Lesson 6 : HTTP
        ◦ Accessing data over Http
        ◦ The Jamendo API
        ◦ Demo: top 10 tracks
        ◦ Demo: other music lists
        ◦ Lesson 7 : MVVM
        ◦ Intro to MVVM
        ◦ Navigation
        ◦ Demo: structuring the project
        ◦ Demo: passing state
        ◦ Demo: LayoutAwarePage.LoadState
        ◦ Lesson 8 : app lifecycle
        ◦ The Windows PLM
        ◦ Demo: handling app suspension
        ◦ Demo: handling app termination
        ◦ Recap
    ● Lessons 9-10
        ◦ Contents
        ◦ Lesson 9 : application data
        ◦ App data API
        ◦ Demo: favorites list
        ◦ Demo: managing favorites
        ◦ Lesson 10 : adding audio
        ◦ MediaElement
        ◦ Background audio
        ◦ Demo: JamPlayer user control
        ◦ Demo: audio and the play page
        ◦ Demo: enabling background audio
        ◦ Demo: customizing the MTC
        ◦ Recap
    ● Lessons 11-12
        ◦ Contents
        ◦ Lesson 11 : search
        ◦ The search contract
        ◦ Demo: in-app searching
        ◦ Demo: querying the service
        ◦ Demo: search activation
        ◦ Demo: filtered queries
        ◦ Demo: filters control
        ◦ Lesson 12 : live tiles
        ◦ Windows live tiles
        ◦ Demo: application tile
        ◦ Demo: tile notifications
        ◦ Demo: secondary tiles
        ◦ Demo: deep link activation
        ◦ Recap
    ● Lessons 13-15
        ◦ Contents
        ◦ Lesson 13: the share contract
        ◦ App-to-app sharing
        ◦ Demo: share contract
        ◦ Demo: pull sharing
        ◦ Lesson 14: connectivity
        ◦ Handling connectivity
        ◦ Demo: Http exceptions
        ◦ Demo: handling connectivity
        ◦ Demo: network cost
        ◦ Lesson 15: Play to, file ext
        ◦ Play to and file activation
        ◦ Demo: play to contract
        ◦ Demo: file activation
        ◦ Recap


    Course Fee:
    USD 29

    Course Type:

    Self-Study

    Course Status:

    Active

    Workload:

    1 - 4 hours / week

    This course is listed under Development & Implementations and Networks & IT Infrastructure Community

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