20481 Essentials of Developing Windows® Metro Style Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

Overview

Course Description

Students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps, including design and development skills, and use of the Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for professional developers who have one or more years of experience creating applications and who are comfortable programming in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3.

Prerequisite(s) Recommended

20480 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore thebasics of a Windows app interface.
  • Create the User Interface layout and structure.
  • Apply the MVVM pattern to application design.
  • Implement the AppBar and layout controls.
  • Use templates to create the UI.
  • Use data binding to present data in the UI.
  • Handle files and streams.
  • Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM).
  • Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
  • Implement Semantic Zoom.
  • 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.

Course Outline

Course Outline

1 – Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps Introduction to the Windows 8 Platform Windows 8 User Interface Principles WinRT and Language Projections Lab :

Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps

2 – Single-Page Applications and the MVVM Design Pattern Single-Page Applications The MVVM Design Pattern Lab : Single-Page Apps and the MVVM Design Pattern

3 – Using WinJS

The WinJS Library WinJS APIs Lab : Using WinJS

4 – Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls Windows 8 Layout Controls Implementing WinJS Controls and Templates The AppBar Control Snap and Fill Lab :

Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls

5 – Presenting Data

Working with Data Presentation Controls The ListView Control Lab : Presenting Data

6 – 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

7 – Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management

Process Lifetime Management Launching Windows Store Apps Implementing State Management Strategy Lab :

Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management

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

9 – Implementing Windows 8 Contracts

Designing for Charms and Contracts The Search Contract The Share Contract Managing App Settings and Preferences Lab : Implementing Windows 8 Contracts

10 – Implementing Tiles and User Notifications

Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles, and Badge Notifications Implementing Toast Notifications Lab :

Implementing Tiles and User Notifications

11 – Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy

Evaluating Data Access Strategies Working with Remote Data Lab : Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy

12 – Responding to Mouse and Touch

Working with Mouse Events Working with Gesture Events Lab : Responding to Mouse and Touch

13 – Planning for Windows Store App Deployment

The Windows Store App Manifest Windows Store App Certification Windows 8 Enterprise App Deployment

 

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Cost

$2,950.00

Course Code

FRCMIC-65

Course Duration

5

Instructions Method

Instructor Led
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