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Building Windows 8 Apps with C++ and XAML

Course Summary

With Windows 8 a new application model was introduced, along with a new runtime called WinRT (Windows RunTime.) In this course you'll learn the fundamentals of developing Windows 8 modern UI applications in C++ using language extensions called C++/CX, XAM

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Getting Started
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Hello World
        ◦ Demo: Hello World
        ◦ C++/CX
        ◦ Demo: No Memory Leaks
        ◦ Some Tips
        ◦ Demo: Tips
        ◦ Summary
    ● It's COM, but not as we know it
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ COM? Really?
        ◦ Demo: Inside a .winmd file
        ◦ Application Binary Interface
        ◦ Demo: Generated Wrapper Functions
        ◦ C++ Myths
        ◦ Why Use C++?
        ◦ Summary
    ● Interacting with the OS
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ It's Still Windows
        ◦ Using the File System
        ◦ Asynchronous Programming
        ◦ The PPL Preview Approach
        ◦ Demo: Asynchronous File Picking
        ◦ Demo: Read a File Asynchronously
        ◦ Demo: Task Error Handling
        ◦ Demo: Accessing Capabilities
        ◦ Capabilities
        ◦ Summary
    ● Metro Style Applications
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Metro is Simpler
        ◦ Views and Layouts
        ◦ Demo: Supporting Snap
        ◦ Legacy Code
        ◦ Demo: Legacy Code - Use a DLL
        ◦ Demo: Legacy Code - Build a WinRT Component
        ◦ API Restrictions
        ◦ Demo: API Restrictions
        ◦ App Lifetime
        ◦ Demo: App Lifetime
        ◦ App to App Communication
        ◦ Summary
    ● What's Left?
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ You've Seen So Far
        ◦ Badge Overlays
        ◦ Live Tiles
        ◦ Contracts and Sharing
        ◦ Data Bound Apps
        ◦ The AppBar
        ◦ Sensors
        ◦ Touch and Gestures
        ◦ Summary


Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Development & Implementations and Operating Systems Community

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