Course Description

  • What is this course about?

    This course is designed to enhance the professionals’ ability to build apps for the Microsoft ecosystem (Windows 8 and Windows 8.1) using HTML5 and JavaScript. It also provides in-depth knowledge to professionals to clear the Microsoft® Exam 70-481.

    The training sheds light on topics and technologies related to designing and developing, or implementing and supporting, solutions with Microsoft products. Professionals gain expertise in Configuration Manager, MDT, WDS, and other related Server-based applications.

  • Why is the certification most sought-after?

    This Microsoft certification training trains professionals to be proficient in building Windows Store apps and helps them to gain immense knowledge in the current Microsoft products and technologies.

    The certification is sought-after for the following reasons:
    • It is a globally recognized professional certification
    • Microsoft certification is valid across industries
    • Enhances proficiency in analyzing and managing large data
    • Suitable for small projects and large businesses across industries

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn’s training?

    By the end of this certification training, participants will be able to:
    • Develop, test, and deploy Windows apps quickly to the store
    • Create both a great UI and user experience
    • Secure the app as well as the UI plugin

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    This course provides the participants with the following career benefits:
    • According to payscale.com, in high-growth industries, entry-level employees who hold a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification and Microsoft® Exam 70-481 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript certification, can earn up to $15,000 more than the median salary of $51,000.
    • The course would help professionals to develop skills to manage devices in enterprises with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy.
    • It paves a career path by helping the professionals to manage enterprise deployment of application and services.
    • This certification enables technologists to demonstrate solution-level skills for device management.

  • Who should do this course?

    This course is designed for professionals who seek to create apps for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. However, Developers with experience in Web technologies such as HTML and JavaScript, Windows technologies like Win32, .NET, C#, and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) can also benefit from this course.

  • Why Simplilearn?

    • Simplilearn is the World’s Largest Certification Training Provider, with over 500,000+ professionals trained globally
    • Trusted by the Fortune 500 companies as their learning provider for career growth and training
    • 2000+ certified and experienced trainers conduct trainings for various courses across the globe
    • All our Courses are designed and developed under a tried and tested Unique Learning Framework that is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in first attempt
    • Accredited, Approved and Recognized as a training organization, partner, education provider and examination center by globally renowned names like Project Management Institute of USA, APMG, CFA Institute, GARP, ASTQB, IIBA and others

Course Preview

    • Lesson 00 - Course Overview

      06:07
      • 0.1 Course Overview
        00:24
      • 0.2 Objectives
        00:38
      • 0.3 About the Course
        01:34
      • 0.4 Value of the Course to Professionals
        00:46
      • 0.5 Lessons Covered
        00:48
      • 0.6 Exam Question Types
        00:26
      • 0.7 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps
        00:59
      • 0.8 Source of Information
        00:32
    • Lesson 01 - Windows 8.1 Platform, Architecture, Features, and Basics of Win Apps

      22:23
      • 1.1 Windows 8.1 Platform, Architecture, Features, and Basics of Win Apps
        00:19
      • 1.2 Objectives
        00:23
      • 1.3 Overview
        01:06
      • 1.4 Benefits of Windows Store New Interface
        00:31
      • 1.5 Benefits of Windows RT API for Developers
        01:07
      • 1.6 Navigating through Windows 8.1 Demo 01
        03:29
      • 1.7 Exploring Windows Store App Demo 02
        01:56
      • 1.8 Windows 8.1 Platform Architecture
        01:58
      • 1.9 Windows 8.1 UI Principles
        02:39
      • 1.10 Windows 8.1 UI Principles: Tips
        00:27
      • 1.11 Composition of the User Interface
        00:25
      • 1.12 Types of Templates
        01:20
      • 1.13 Overview of Windows RT
        00:55
      • 1.14 Overview of Windows Phone Runtime
        00:30
      • 1.15 Language Projections
        01:36
      • 1.16 Mixed Language Approach—Advantages
        03:04
      • 1.17 Quiz
      • 1.18 Summary
        00:38
    • Lesson 02 - Understanding of MVVM Design Pattern, Application Design and Single-Page Apps

      17:39
      • 2.1 Understanding of MVVM Design Pattern, Application Design and Single-Page Apps
        00:16
      • 2.2 Objectives
        00:19
      • 2.3 Lesson Overview
        00:40
      • 2.4 Challenges with Existing App Development Technologies
        00:39
      • 2.5 MVVM Design Pattern Overview
        00:13
      • 2.6 MVVM Components
        03:23
      • 2.7 MVVM Common Commands
        00:56
      • 2.8 Advantages of Using MVVM for App Implementation
        02:36
      • 2.9 Implementation of MVVM Demo 01
        04:59
      • 2.10 Single-Page Application (SPA) Overview
        01:05
      • 2.11 SPA Techniques
        01:18
      • 2.12 Quiz
      • 2.13 Summary
        01:15
    • Lesson 03 - Win JS APIs and Libraries and their Purpose

      25:38
      • 3.1 Win JS APIs and Libraries and their Purpose
        00:17
      • 3.2 Objectives
        00:30
      • 3.3 Overview of WinJS APIs: Introduction
        00:43
      • 3.4 WinJS Benefits
        00:28
      • 3.5 Overview of WinJS APIs
        02:35
      • 3.6 Features of the WinJS Library
        00:41
      • 3.7 Using Cascading Style Sheets and WinJS for UI Customization
        00:22
      • 3.8 Creating Controls Using WinJS
        00:24
      • 3.9 WinJS APIs Overview
        04:29
      • 3.10 WinJS.Promise: Overview
        00:41
      • 3.11 WinJS.Promise
        01:03
      • 3.12 Namespaces: Overview
        02:47
      • 3.13 Defining the Data.Model Namespace and Objects Demo 01
        05:48
      • 3.14 Using Promises to Load Data Asynchronously Demo 02
        03:47
      • 3.15 Quiz
      • 3.16 Summary
        01:03
    • Lesson 04 - Windows 8.1 Controls and How to Implement User Interface Layouts

      49:54
      • 4.1 Windows 8.1 Controls and How to Implement User Interface Layouts
        00:30
      • 4.2 Objectives
        00:20
      • 4.3 Windows 8.1 Layout: Overview
        01:10
      • 4.4 Windows 8.1 Layout Controls
        00:57
      • 4.5 Simple Layouts: Division and Flexible Box
        01:00
      • 4.6 Flexible Box Container
        06:34
      • 4.7 Grid Container
        01:09
      • 4.8 Fraction Unit
        01:10
      • 4.9 Grid Items
        01:21
      • 4.10 Grid Layout versus Table Layout
        00:44
      • 4.11 Multi-Column Layout
        00:53
      • 4.12 Regions
        01:20
      • 4.13 Complex Layouts: FlipView, ListView and Hub
        00:28
      • 4.14 The Data-Win-Control and Data-Win-Options Properties
        00:45
      • 4.15 Creating a Hub Control with Two HubSection Elements
        00:30
      • 4.16 Defining the Data Source
        01:10
      • 4.17 The FlipView Control
        02:27
      • 4.18 The Hub Control
        01:05
      • 4.19 Implementation of WinJS Controls and Templates
        00:44
      • 4.20 Control Templates
        02:46
      • 4.21 Using Control Templates Define and Create
        04:58
      • 4.22 Common WinJS Controls
        02:02
      • 4.23 The DatePicker
        01:18
      • 4.24 The TimePicker
        01:18
      • 4.25 Rating
        01:56
      • 4.26 ToggleSwitch
        01:13
      • 4.27 The AppBar Control
        04:34
      • 4.28 Windowing Modes Overview
        01:41
      • 4.29 Design Guidelines
        00:48
      • 4.30 Reacting to Size Change
        00:40
      • 4.31 Implementing an AppBar Control Demo 01
        00:40
      • 4.32 Creating Adaptive Views Demo 02
        00:40
      • 4.33 Quiz
      • 4.34 Summary
        01:03
    • Lesson 05 - Different Ways of Data Representation Using Controls

      30:50
      • 5.1 Different Ways of Data Representation Using Controls
        00:16
      • 5.2 Objectives
        00:25
      • 5.3 Overview
        01:03
      • 5.4 Data Presentation Controls: Introduction
        00:24
      • 5.5 Main Approaches of Data Storage
        03:37
      • 5.6 Data Presentation Controls
        00:49
      • 5.7 ListView Layout
        00:37
      • 5.8 FlipView
        00:37
      • 5.9 Best Practices
        01:02
      • 5.10 Data Presentation Controls Demonstration
        01:38
      • 5.11 Data Binding and Data Sources
        00:10
      • 5.12 List Object
        00:43
      • 5.13 Exposing the Data Source to the App
        00:10
      • 5.14 Setting List Object as a Data Source
        00:41
      • 5.15 Using JavaScript to Bind the List to a Data Control Example
        00:19
      • 5.16 Using HTML Declaration to Bind a Data Control to a Data Source
        00:20
      • 5.17 ListView Control
        02:02
      • 5.18 Connecting to a Data Source
        01:24
      • 5.19 Grouping
        04:17
      • 5.20 Modifying a Control's Presentation Options
        00:18
      • 5.21 Customize Appearance of the ListView Control
        01:21
      • 5.22 ListView as an Adaptive Control
        00:32
      • 5.23 Demonstration ListView Grouping and Sorting
        00:38
      • 5.24 Implement the ListView Control
        06:21
      • 5.25 Quiz
      • 5.26 Summary
        01:06
    • Lesson 06 - Implementing Tiles and User Notifications

      32:48
      • 6.1 Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
        00:15
      • 6.2 Objectives
        00:22
      • 6.3 Overview
        00:55
      • 6.4 Tiles Introduction
        00:52
      • 6.5 Live Tiles a New Kind of Icon
        01:34
      • 6.6 Tile Templates
        00:53
      • 6.7 Square Tile Templates
        01:25
      • 6.8 Wide and Wide Peek Tile Templates
        01:07
      • 6.9 Badge Notifications
        01:01
      • 6.10 Creating a Badge Notification
        00:40
      • 6.11 Updating Tiles Locally Example
        00:58
      • 6.12 Creating Tile Notifications
        00:27
      • 6.13 Secondary Tiles Example
        01:17
      • 6.14 Pin and Update Secondary Tiles
        00:55
      • 6.15 Event Handler
        00:56
      • 6.16 Pin Button Event Handler Removing or Creating a Secondary Tile
        00:22
      • 6.17 Implementing Toast Notifications Introduction
        07:33
      • 6.18 Enabling Live Tile Functionality on the Main Tile Demo 01
        05:36
      • 6.19 Adding Secondary Tiles Functionality Demo 02
        04:48
      • 6.20 Quiz
      • 6.21 Summary
        00:52
    • Lesson 07 - Understanding of Files and Streams and its use

      38:11
      • 7.1 Understanding of Files and Streams and its use
        00:15
      • 7.2 Objectives
        00:20
      • 7.3 Introduction
        00:30
      • 7.4 Storage for Your App
        02:49
      • 7.5 App Data Storage
        00:55
      • 7.6 App Data Stores
        00:37
      • 7.7 Accessing Data Stores
        01:12
      • 7.8 App Store Locations
        01:35
      • 7.9 Data Store Overview
        01:21
      • 7.10 Storage Access Permissions
        00:51
      • 7.11 Accessing the Installation Directory
        00:36
      • 7.12 Basic Codes in Isolated Storage
        00:51
      • 7.13 Future Access List
        00:53
      • 7.14 Create Write Read Files
        02:42
      • 7.15 User Libraries
        00:20
      • 7.16 User Functions in Libraries
        00:21
      • 7.17 How to Access a Storage Library from a Windows Store App
        00:57
      • 7.18 List Add Remove a Folder
        00:57
      • 7.19 Streams
        02:45
      • 7.20 Best Practices
        01:14
      • 7.21 Using Demonstration as a Best Practice
        00:40
      • 7.22 File Pickers
        05:10
      • 7.23 Picking More than One File
        00:22
      • 7.24 Saving and Customizing Files
        00:47
      • 7.25 Writing Data
        00:40
      • 7.26 Choosing a Folder
        00:16
      • 7.27 Contacts Picker
        01:20
      • 7.28 Writing Data to and Reading Data From the Notes File Demo 1
        06:06
      • 7.29 Quiz
      • 7.30 Summary
        00:49
    • Lesson 08 - State Management Activation Modes - Process Lifetime Management

      40:04
      • 8.1 State Management, Activation Modes - Process Lifetime Management
        00:16
      • 8.2 Objectives
        00:29
      • 8.3 Overview
        00:34
      • 8.4 Process Lifetime Management
        01:43
      • 8.5 Running State of Your App
        00:59
      • 8.6 Example Bing App in the Foreground
        00:22
      • 8.7 Suspended State of Your App
        00:44
      • 8.8 A Note about Debugging
        00:16
      • 8.9 PLM Events
        02:25
      • 8.10 New Ways to Activate a Windows Store App
        00:39
      • 8.11 Differences between Launching and Activating
        01:06
      • 8.12 Activation Modes
        02:11
      • 8.13 How to Tell the Difference between Resuming and Stating Over
        01:09
      • 8.14 Essentials of Background Tasks
        08:56
      • 8.15 Extensibility Points
        00:42
      • 8.16 Maintenance Trigger Declaration Example
        00:48
      • 8.17 What is a Lock Screen App
        03:03
      • 8.18 Importance of Implementing a State Management Strategy
        01:35
      • 8.19 Where to Store Data
        03:20
      • 8.20 State Management Code in Visual Studio Templates
        02:16
      • 8.21 Explore the Different PLM States Demo 01
        02:54
      • 8.22 Implement State Management Demo 02
        02:28
      • 8.23 Quiz
      • 8.24 Summary
        01:09
    • Lesson 09 - Design and Implement Navigation and Semantic Zoom

      50:34
      • 9.1 Design and Implement Navigation and Semantic Zoom
        00:40
      • 9.2 Objectives
        00:22
      • 9.3 Overview
        00:39
      • 9.4 Handling Navigation in Windows Store Apps
        00:34
      • 9.5 Hub Navigation Pattern
        01:40
      • 9.6 Navigation Framework
        00:33
      • 9.7 Moving Within Apps
        01:05
      • 9.8 Basic Page Navigation
        00:11
      • 9.9 The PageControlNavigator Control
        00:53
      • 9.10 The WinJS.Navigation Namespace
        01:05
      • 9.11 Passing Parameters between Pages
        01:55
      • 9.12 Handling Navigation Events
        02:14
      • 9.13 Navigation Stack
        02:53
      • 9.14 The NavBar and BackButton Controls
        02:23
      • 9.15 What is Semantic Zoom
        09:57
      • 9.16 Add Navigation to the App Demo 01
        07:31
      • 9.17 Implement Semantic Zoom Demo 02
        15:00
      • 9.18 Quiz
      • 9.19 Summary
        00:59
    • Lesson 10 - Design and Implement Contracts like Search, Share and Settings

      48:32
      • 10.1 Design and Implement Contracts like Search, Share and Settings
        00:34
      • 10.2 Objectives
        00:21
      • 10.3 Designing for Charms and Contracts
        00:37
      • 10.4 Charms: Introduction
        07:05
      • 10.5 Contracts Overview
        04:02
      • 10.6 Search Suggestions
        04:26
      • 10.7 SearchBox Control
        02:06
      • 10.8 Registering and Using the SuggestionRequested and QuerySubmitted Events
        01:09
      • 10.9 The Share Contract
        01:56
      • 10.10 Registering for the datarequested Event: Example
        01:39
      • 10.11 Share Data Types
        01:47
      • 10.12 Share Target Contract
        03:35
      • 10.13 Managing App Settings and Preferences: Overview
        04:50
      • 10.14 Registering and Using the SuggestionRequested and QuerySubmitted Events Demo 01
        03:35
      • 10.15 Share Target Contract Demo 02
        03:20
      • 10.16 Adding a New Setting to the Settings Pane Demo 03
        03:59
      • 10.17 Implementing Search with the SearchBox Control Demo 04
        02:21
      • 10.18 Quiz
      • 10.19 Summary
        01:10
    • Lesson 11 - How to Design and Implement a Data Access Strategy

      21:06
      • 11.1 How to Design and Implement a Data Access Strategy
        00:18
      • 11.2 Objectives
        00:50
      • 11.3 Overview
        00:29
      • 11.4 Evaluating Data Access Strategies
        00:40
      • 11.5 Local Files Overview
        00:22
      • 11.6 Storage for Your App
        01:17
      • 11.7 Web Services
        01:54
      • 11.8 Local Databases (IndexedDB)
        01:23
      • 11.9 Standard Web Services and Cloud-based Web Services
        00:53
      • 11.10 Cloud Storage Windows Azure
        01:10
      • 11.11 Working with Remote Data
        00:38
      • 11.12 Working Asynchronously
        00:44
      • 11.13 Three States of a Promise
        01:06
      • 11.14 Using XMLHttpRequest and HttpClient
        00:51
      • 11.15 Using the XHR Function
        00:10
      • 11.16 Using the HTTPClient Class
        03:31
      • 11.17 Using RESTful APIs
        01:34
      • 11.18 Bidirectional Communication with WebSocket
        02:09
      • 11.19 Quiz
      • 11.20 Summary
        01:07
    • Lesson 12 - How to respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures

      30:31
      • 12.1 How to respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures
        00:21
      • 12.2 Objectives
        00:29
      • 12.3 Overview
        00:29
      • 12.4 Mouse Pointer
        00:46
      • 12.5 Two Main Input Methods
        00:41
      • 12.6 InputPointers and MSPointerEvents
        02:20
      • 12.7 Mouse Input Supported by Windows 8.1
        03:09
      • 12.8 Working with Pointer Events
        00:33
      • 12.9 Gestures Supported by Windows 8.1
        01:57
      • 12.10 Manipulation Events
        06:01
      • 12.11 Transformations
        03:15
      • 12.12 Best Practices for Using Gestures
        02:11
      • 12.13 Testing without a Multi-touch Enabled Device
        00:55
      • 12.14 Main Modes of the Simulator
        01:48
      • 12.15 Implement Mouse Events Demo 01
        02:29
      • 12.16 Implement Gesture Events Demo 02
        02:03
      • 12.17 Quiz
      • 12.18 Summary
        01:04
    • Lesson 13 - Understanding Windows Store App Deployment to Enterprise Store

      38:43
      • 13.1 Understanding Windows Store App
        00:22
      • 13.2 Objectives
        00:29
      • 13.3 Overview
        00:42
      • 13.4 The Windows Store App Manifest
        00:53
      • 13.5 General Information about Application
        00:46
      • 13.6 Applications Tab
        01:15
      • 13.7 Notifications
        00:31
      • 13.8 Visual Assets Tab
        01:01
      • 13.9 Splash Screen and App Logo
        00:36
      • 13.10 Procedure for Exploring Content
        01:28
      • 13.11 Capabilities Section
        03:10
      • 13.12 Declarations Section
        02:37
      • 13.13 Content URIs
        01:04
      • 13.14 Packaging
        02:24
      • 13.15 Windows Store Certification
        01:09
      • 13.16 App’s Listing Page
        00:17
      • 13.17 How You Can Make Money from Your App
        01:44
      • 13.18 The Publishing and Certification Process
        00:50
      • 13.19 Steps in Submitting an App
        03:56
      • 13.20 App Certification and the Certification Kit
        04:07
      • 13.21 Store Tools
        01:36
      • 13.22 Submitting an App to the Windows Store
        01:28
      • 13.23 Example of Advanced Features and Ratings
        00:28
      • 13.24 Example of Cryptography and Packages
        00:54
      • 13.25 What is Enterprise App Deployment
        00:59
      • 13.26 Side Loading
        00:41
      • 13.27 Two Ways to Deploy Enterprise Apps
        00:50
      • 13.28 Best Practices for Enterprise App Deployment
        00:29
      • 13.29 Common Issues and Troubleshooting Tips
        00:32
      • 13.30 Quiz
      • 13.31 Summary
        01:25
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Exam & Certification

  • How do I become Certified in Microsoft® 70-481 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript?

    Aspirants can become certified professionals in Microsoft® 70-481 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript, by following the below processes:
    • Step 1: Visit Microsoft official website after completing the training
    • Step 2: Register for Exam 70-481, and schedule it with Pearson VUE
    • Step 3: Take the exam and get certified

  • What are the prerequisites for the certification?

    The course requires the following prerequisites:
    • Minimum of two to five years’ experience in developing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript applications.
    • One or more years developing applications that conform to the Windows Store app guidelines.

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