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Create applications with Windows Store using C#

Create applications with Windows Store using C#, Singapore SKillsFuture elarning online course

Course Description

There's never been a better time to be a software developer. Computers are a foundational part of our lives and our economy and they all require programs to be useful to us. Programmers are in high demand and the demand continues to increase. The Windows Store provides an incredible opportunity for software developers when you think about the number of people around the world who use the Windows 8.1 operating system. The vast majority of computers sold today are pre-loaded with Microsoft operating systems. The Windows Store is a part of that operating system. Learning to develop apps for the Windows Store provides you with the ability to earn a living in two ways. It will increase your appeal to corporate employers since the Windows Store will soon become the standard method for deploying enterprise software to the user desktop. Also, you can deploy and sell your own apps via the Windows Store. In this course, Mark Long takes you through the essentials of creating Windows Store apps and also helps you prepare for Microsoft's certification exam 70-484, Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#.

Programmers are in high demand and the demand continues to increase.

- Pick up a new coding language
- Increase you employabilty oppututnities with this course
- Learn more about developing your own applications
- Have your applications sold on the App Store

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.

Course Objectives

1. Understand the introduction to Windows App Store 
2. Understand the language used to develop Windows App
3. Able to install, setup and configure Windows Store 
4. Know the differnent components in developing an application in Windows Store
5. Able to integrate data together with application
6. Understand the back end of an application's lifecycle 

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Welcome and Intro

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Course Overview

Windows 8.1

Windows App Store

Windows App Options

Windows Store Development Options

Developer Licensing

Getting and Renewing a License

Getting Set Up


Required Development Environment

Getting Windows 8.1

Getting VS Community 2013

Installing Visual Studio

Visual Studio First Run

Visual Studio Tour

Visual Studio Features

About the XAML Designer

Example Projects Setup

Windows Store Apps Basics


Hello World pt. 1

Hello World pt. 2

Using Code-Behind

Viewing Apps

The App Package

The Splash Screen

Splash Screen Example

Page Structure Using XAML

Grid Example pt. 1

Grid Example pt. 2

Grid Example pt. 3

StackPanel Example

Working with XAML


What is XAML?

Elements and Attributes

Elements and Attributes in XAML

Understanding Namespaces

Common XAML Namespaces

Property Elements

Property Elements Example

Type Converters

Markup Extensions

The Content Property

Understanding Layout


Layout Basics

Controlling Size

Understanding Measurements

Viewing Different Resolutions

Margin and Padding

Alignment and FlowDirection

Alignment Example

2D Transforms

3D Transforms

Transforms Example

Creating the App


App Size

About View State

SizeChanged Event Example pt. 1

SizeChanged Event Example pt. 2


ApplicationView Example pt. 1

ApplicationView Example pt. 2

Minimum Width

Layout with Panels

Panels, Designer and Device Window

Understanding Star Sizing



Store App Controls

Text Controls

Text Examples


Flyout Example pt. 1

Flyout Example pt. 2

App Bars

Using the CommandBar pt. 1

Using the CommandBar pt. 2

AppBar Customization

AppBar Example pt. 1

AppBar Example pt. 2

Working with Data


Understanding Data Binding

Simple Binding Example pt. 1

Simple Binding Example pt. 2

Implementing INotifyPropertyChanged

Binding to an Object pt. 1

Binding to an Object pt. 2

SoC and MVVM

Binding with Code

Binding with Code Example pt. 1

Binding with Code Example pt. 2

Binding with Code Example pt. 3

Application Lifecycle


The App Lifecycle

Maintaining State Data

Maintaining State Data Example pt. 1

Maintaining State Data Example pt. 2

Maintaining State Data Example pt. 3

Maintaining State Data Example pt. 4

Search and Styles


Search in Windows 8.1 Store Apps

Working with XAML Visuals

Understanding Styles

Styles Examples pt. 1

Styles Examples pt. 2

Templates Example

Course Wrap Up

Resource Files

Course Wrap Up

About the Author


About the Author

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