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MS20482 - Advanced Windows® Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript (MS20482)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Duration: 5 Days

This course will teach you 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.

Who Should Attend

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 HTML5, JavaScript and CSS to create Windows Store apps.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:
  • 6 to 12 months experience programming in HTML5.
  • 3 to 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2013 (including experience in using preview builds).
  • Minimum one month of experience working on Windows Store apps.

 

This course is intended for professional developers who have 1 or more years of experience creating applications for a production environment.
 

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Add animations and transitions in a Windows Store app to improve the user experience.

  • Localize the Windows Store app UI.

  • Brand the Windows Store app and improve the loading experience with a splash screen.

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

  • Create custom controls, extend templated controls, and create and consume WinMD components.

  • Implement the Print and Settings contracts and the Play To API.

  • Work with the Push Notification Service (WNS).

  • Capture media with the camera and microphone.

  • Create and consume background tasks.

  • Discover device capabilities, interact with devices, and act upon sensor data.

  • Implement Windows Store trial licensing and in-app purchasing and advertising.

  • Understand how to manage Windows authentication and web authentication in Windows Store apps.

  • Diagnose problems and monitor application behavior by using tracing and profiling tools and APIs.

Course Content

Module 1: Windows Store App EssentialsThis module describes the essential Windows Store app features.Lessons

  • Review Windows Store App Essentials
  • Review Windows Store App Essentials - Under the Hood
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe basic Windows Store app concepts related to the app presentation.
  • Describe basic Windows Store app concepts related to integration with the Windows 8 ecosystem.

Module 2: Implementing Animations and TransitionsThis module explains how to add animations and transitions to improve the user experience by using JavaScript APIs and CSS.Lessons

  • Using Animation
  • Working with Transitions and Transformations

Lab :Implementing Animations and Transitions

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the built-in WinJS animation library and CSS animations.
  • Apply transitions and transformations.

Module 3: Implementing Globalization and LocalizationThis module explains how to localize the Windows Store application User Interface.Lessons

  • Working with Resource Files
  • Implementing Culture-Specific Formatting

Lab :Implementing Globalization and Localization

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create and consume localized resources.
  • Apply language-specific formatting for a multi-lingual application.

Module 4: Branding and a Seamless User InterfaceThis module explains how to brand Windows Store app and improve the loading experience with a splash screen.Lessons

  • Customizing the Splash Screen
  • Branding the User Interface

Lab :Branding and Seamless User Interface

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create and present a splash screen.
  • Differentiate Windows Store apps by branding.

Module 5: Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store AppThis module explains how to use various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for a Windows Store app, and use advanced file access methods.Lessons

  • Windows Store App Storage Options
  • Implementing Data Caching
  • Advanced File Functionality

Lab :Caching Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the storage mechanisms available to Windows Store apps.
  • Describe caching strategies.
  • Describe advanced file access options.

Module 6: Creating Reusable Controls and ComponentsThis module explains how to create custom controls, extend templated controls, and create and consume WinMD components.Lessons

  • Creating Custom Controls
  • Extending Existing Controls
  • Consuming WinMD Components

Lab :Creating Reusable Controls and Components

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create reusable custom controls.
  • Create and extend templated controls.
  • Consume a WinMD component.

Module 7: Implementing Advanced Contract ScenariosThis module explains how to implement the Print and Settings contracts and the Play To API.Lessons

  • The Print Contract
  • The Play To Contract

Lab :Printing

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Print by using the print contact.
  • Describe the Play To API.

Module 8: The Windows Push Notification Service (WNS)This module explains how to work with the Push Notification Service (WNS).Lessons

  • The Push Notification Service (WNS)
  • Communicating with the Push Notification Service (WNS)

Lab :The Windows Push Notification Service (WNS)

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the Push Notification Service (WNS).
  • Work with push notifications.

Module 9: Capturing MediaThis module explains how to capture media with the camera and microphone.Lessons

  • Using CameraCaptureUI to Capture Pictures, Videos or Audio
  • Using MediaCapture to Capture Pictures, Video, or Audio

Lab :Capturing Media

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use the CameraCaptureUI API.
  • Use the MediaCapture API.

Module 10: Background TasksThis module explains how to create and consume background tasks.Lessons

  • Creating Background Tasks
  • Consuming Background Tasks in a Windows Store App

Lab :Background Tasks

After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create background tasks.
  • Consume background tasks.

Module 11: Working with Sensors and DevicesThis module explains how to discover device capabilities, interact with devices, and act upon sensor data. Lessons

  • Working with Sensors
  • Working with Devices

Course ID: MS20482


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