Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

This course you will learn advanced programming practices and techniques that will help you develop Windows Store apps

70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

This course you will learn advanced programming practices and techniques that will help you develop Windows Store apps. In this course, you will learn how design and develop Windows Store apps, as well as implement advanced features, such as using location information, streaming media to external devices, and integrating with online services. You will also learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and Expression Blend tools.

This course maps to the 70-485 exam.


This course is intended for professional developers who have one or more years of experience creating applications for a production environment and who are comfortable programming in C# and XAML to create Windows Store apps.


Before attending this course, students must have:

6 – 12 months experience programming in C#

3 – 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2013 (including experience using preview builds)

1 month of experience working on Windows Store apps

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Review basic Windows Store app concepts and how Windows Store apps integrate with the Windows 8.1 ecosystem.

Explore the built-in WinRT animation library and storyboards, and apply transitions and transformations.

Localize the Windows Store app UI and apply language-specific formatting to a multi-lingual app.

Create and present a successful splash screen, and differentiate your app with branding.

Use various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for their app, and use advanced file access methods.

Work with custom and template controls, and create and consume a WinRT component.

Print using the Printing API and explore the Play To API.

Explore the Push Notification Service (WNS), and work with push notifications.

Use the CameraCaptureUI API and the MediaCapture API.

Create and consume background tasks.

Discover sensors, test their availability, and handle sensor events and device availability, and enumerate devices and their capabilities and properties and use the capabilities.

Course Content

Module 1: Overview of the Windows 8.1 Platform and Windows StoreApps

Module 2: Creating User Interfaces Using XAML

Module 3: Presenting Data

Module 4: Implementing Layout Using Windows 8.1 Built-In Controls

Module 5: Handling Files in Windows Store Apps

Module 6: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management

Module 7: Working with Resources, Styles, and Templates

Module 8: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store app

Module 9: Implementing Windows 8.1 Contracts

Module 10: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications

Module 11: Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy

Module 12: Responding to Mouse and Touch

Module 13: Planning for Windows Store App Deployment

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Module 1: Windows Store App Essentials

Module 2: Implementing Animations and Transitions

Module 3: Implementing Globalization and Localization

Module 4: Branding and a Seamless UI

Module 5: Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store App

Module 6: Creating Reusable Controls and Components

Module 7: Implementing Advanced Contract Scenarios

Module 8: The Windows Push Notification Service

Module 9: Capturing Media

Module 10: Background Tasks

Module 11: Working with Sensors and Devices

Module 12: Generating Revenue with Your Windows Store App

Module 13: Securing Windows Store App Data

Module 14: Tracing and Profiling Windows Store Apps

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