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  • 15 hrs of High Quality e-learning Content
  • 11 High Quality Lessons
  • Videos by experienced instructors
  • 3 Simulation Exams
  • Course Completion Certificate

Course description

  • What is this course about?

    Windows Store Apps provides an enhanced way of creating applications for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. This entails gaining knowledge on some of the latest concepts and technologies introduced in the new API. Simplilearn’s ‘Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#’ course covers key concepts of the new WinRT API, it guides through the changes in the development models in this platform, and demonstrates the technologies and codes required to add special features to an app.

  • Why is the certification most sought-after?

    • It is a globally recognized professional certification
    • Microsoft certification is valid across industries
    • Provides proficiency in developing apps for Windows Store

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

    This course provides the participants with the following career benefits:
    • According to bestitcertifications.org, a Software developer with a certification of Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MSCD) can earn $53,569 – $104,163 annually.
    • This certification is recognized in the IT industry.
    • This course and certification will increase your visibility in your organization.
    • This certification sets you apart from your colleagues and ensures you get recognized for your knowledge and skill.

  • Who should do this course?

    This course is designed for candidates seeking to create apps for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Developers with experience in Web technologies such as HTML and JavaScript, Windows technologies like Win32, .NET, C#, and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) will benefit from this course. Developers working on other technologies will also be able to learn how to develop, test, and deploy Windows apps quickly to the store.

  • 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 01:00
      • 0.1 Course Overview00:05
      • 0.2 Objectives00:05
      • 0.3 About the Course00:05
      • 0.4 About the Course (contd.)00:05
      • 0.5 Value of the Course to Professionals00:05
      • 0.6 Lessons Covered00:15
      • 0.7 Exam Question Types00:05
      • 0.8 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps00:05
      • 0.9 Source of Information00:05
      • 0.10 Conclusion00:05
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to the Windows 8x Development Platform 34:18
      • 1.1 Introduction to the Windows 8x Development Platform00:22
      • 1.2 Objectives00:21
      • 1.3 Introduction to Windows 8x00:21
      • 1.4 Changes Required in Windows01:14
      • 1.5 Windows 801:07
      • 1.6 Windows 8.1 Enhancements00:51
      • 1.7 A Walkthrough Windows 8x00:05
      • 1.8 A Walkthrough Windows 8x Demo 0104:19
      • 1.9 Understanding the User Experience Guidelines00:22
      • 1.10 Principles of Development01:40
      • 1.11 Fast and Fluid01:16
      • 1.12 Fast and Fluid UX Examples00:05
      • 1.13 Fast and Fluid UX Examples Demo 0201:03
      • 1.14 Touch First00:44
      • 1.15 Touch, Keyboard, and Mouse00:08
      • 1.16 Touch, Keyboard, and Mouse Demo 0301:45
      • 1.17 Immersive Apps01:14
      • 1.18 Immersive Apps00:06
      • 1.19 Immersive Apps Demo 401:38
      • 1.20 All PC Architectures00:58
      • 1.21 Web of Apps01:58
      • 1.22 App-to-App Sharing00:05
      • 1.23 App-to-App Sharing Demo 502:15
      • 1.24 Development Architecture00:10
      • 1.25 Windows Development Architecture01:21
      • 1.26 Windows Development Architecture: Windows 8x01:17
      • 1.27 Other Platform Investments00:49
      • 1.28 WinRT00:08
      • 1.29 WinRT API Overview01:24
      • 1.30 Language Projections01:21
      • 1.31 Introduction to the Windows Store00:16
      • 1.32 Windows Store01:16
      • 1.33 App Package01:19
      • 1.34 Quiz
      • 1.35 Summary00:52
      • 1.36 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 02 - Windows Store App Development Requirements 46:59
      • 2.1 Windows Store App Development Requirements00:13
      • 2.2 Objectives00:23
      • 2.3 Development Environment for Windows Store Apps00:11
      • 2.4 WinRT Requirements01:43
      • 2.5 Project Templates Groups01:03
      • 2.6 Project Templates01:43
      • 2.7 Installing Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition00:08
      • 2.8 Installing Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition Demo 0102:07
      • 2.9 Developer Registration00:08
      • 2.10 Registering for Local Development02:18
      • 2.11 Registering for Store Deployment01:03
      • 2.12 Registering for the Windows Developer License00:08
      • 2.13 Registering for the Windows Developer License Demo 0201:58
      • 2.14 Creating Your First Windows Store App00:11
      • 2.15 Choosing a Template00:48
      • 2.16 Project Structure03:26
      • 2.17 Creating your first app and exploring it00:07
      • 2.18 Creating your first app and exploring it Demo 0304:41
      • 2.19 Compile, Deploy, and Debug an App00:20
      • 2.20 Compiling an App01:44
      • 2.21 Running the App00:48
      • 2.22 Deploying and Running01:27
      • 2.23 Debugging an App00:47
      • 2.24 Introducing the Windows Simulator01:54
      • 2.25 Deploying, Running, Debugging, and the Simulator00:11
      • 2.26 Deploying, Running, Debugging, and the Simulator Demo 0408:44
      • 2.27 WinRT for .NET Developers00:17
      • 2.28 .NET Development00:53
      • 2.29 WinRT using .NET01:10
      • 2.30 .NET to WinRT Mapping01:09
      • 2.31 Synchronous and Asynchronous Programming02:05
      • 2.32 The ‘Async’ and ‘await’ Keywords01:58
      • 2.33 Quiz
      • 2.34 Summary01:04
      • 2.35 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 03 - Principles of the Windows Store App Design Styles 31:05
      • 3.1 Principles of the Windows Store App Design Styles00:13
      • 3.2 Objectives00:16
      • 3.3 Design Style for Windows Store Apps00:12
      • 3.4 Understanding Chrome01:26
      • 3.5 Moving to a Chromeless Design01:29
      • 3.6 Examples of Chromeless Apps00:07
      • 3.7 Examples of Chromeless Apps Demo 0101:49
      • 3.8 Transforming Chrome to Chromeless Apps01:55
      • 3.9 Typography01:20
      • 3.10 Using Silhouettes00:52
      • 3.11 Apps Using the Same Silhouette00:26
      • 3.12 Default Silhouette—Sample 100:33
      • 3.13 Default Silhouette—Sample 200:15
      • 3.14 Default Silhouette—Sample 300:26
      • 3.15 Creating a Page Using a Silhouette Template00:05
      • 3.16 Creating a Page Using a Silhouette Template Demo 0201:59
      • 3.17 Command and Edge Integration00:16
      • 3.18 Command Integration00:41
      • 3.19 Edge Commands01:33
      • 3.20 App Bar and NavBar01:12
      • 3.21 Using Commands, Edges, and App Bar00:13
      • 3.22 Using Commands, Edges, and App Bar Demo 0305:07
      • 3.23 Navigation within an App00:13
      • 3.24 Navigation without Chrome00:36
      • 3.25 Navigation Pattern in Windows Apps00:24
      • 3.26 Hierarchical Navigation01:04
      • 3.27 Flat Navigation00:37
      • 3.28 Hybrid Navigation00:56
      • 3.29 Hierarchical and Flat Navigation Patterns00:36
      • 3.30 Navigation Patterns in the Windows Store App00:06
      • 3.31 Navigation Patterns in the Windows Store App Demo 0401:36
      • 3.32 Using Touch Effectively00:08
      • 3.33 Touch Interactions01:25
      • 3.34 Quiz
      • 3.35 Summary00:51
      • 3.36 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 04 - Working With Windows Controls 47:48
      • 4.1 Working with Windows Controls00:12
      • 4.2 Objectives00:16
      • 4.3 Using UI Controls00:13
      • 4.4 Windows Controls01:41
      • 4.5 Event Handlers (C#)01:14
      • 4.6 Standard Controls
      • 4.7 Other Useful Controls01:06
      • 4.8 Adding Controls to a XAML Page00:14
      • 4.9 Adding Controls to a XAML Page Demo 0110:47
      • 4.10 Using Layout Controls00:11
      • 4.11 Layout Controls00:37
      • 4.12 Canvas00:59
      • 4.13 StackPanel00:51
      • 4.14 Grid00:34
      • 4.15 Grid Rows and Column Definitions01:41
      • 4.16 Aligning Controls in Grid00:56
      • 4.17 Using Layout Controls00:09
      • 4.18 Using Layout Controls Demo 0209:05
      • 4.19 Using Data-Binding and DataBound Controls00:09
      • 4.20 Data-Binding00:58
      • 4.21 MVVM01:04
      • 4.22 Data-Binding Process01:33
      • 4.23 Data Presentation Controls
      • 4.24 Data-Binding Overview00:12
      • 4.25 Data-Binding Overview Demo 0306:24
      • 4.26 Using Semantic Zoom00:10
      • 4.27 Semantic Zoom00:55
      • 4.28 Implementing Semantic Zoom00:29
      • 4.29 Semantic Zoom Control00:07
      • 4.30 Semantic Zoom Control Demo 0403:50
      • 4.31 Quiz
      • 4.32 Summary01:03
      • 4.33 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 05 - Windowing Presentation and Orientation 25:30
      • 5.1 Windowing, Presentation, and Orientation00:09
      • 5.2 Objectives00:21
      • 5.3 Understanding Screen Properties00:06
      • 5.4 Screen Size01:04
      • 5.5 Screen Resolution01:21
      • 5.6 Aspect Ratio02:00
      • 5.7 Orientation
      • 5.8 Enable Scaling in Apps00:09
      • 5.9 Scaling Apps01:21
      • 5.10 Understanding Pixel Density02:01
      • 5.11 Working with Assets01:42
      • 5.12 Using Assets to Display Content at Different Scaling Resolutions00:06
      • 5.13 Using Assets to Display Content at Different Scaling Resolutions Demo 0102:50
      • 5.14 Handling Orientations01:18
      • 5.15 Handling Screen Orientations in an App00:06
      • 5.16 Handling Screen Orientations in an App Demo 0202:18
      • 5.17 Working with Snap00:13
      • 5.18 Snap and Scale00:39
      • 5.19 Snap01:37
      • 5.20 Dimensions of Snap00:56
      • 5.21 Working with the Snap Feature in an App00:05
      • 5.22 Working with the Snap Feature in an App Demo 0304:09
      • 5.23 Quiz
      • 5.24 Summary00:50
      • 5.25 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 06 - Working with Tiles, Toasts, and Notifications 22:42
      • 6.1 Working with Tiles, Toasts, and Notifications00:12
      • 6.2 Objectives00:24
      • 6.3 Interaction Model of Tiles00:05
      • 6.4 Tiles in Windows 8x00:55
      • 6.5 Features of a Tile
      • 6.6 Viewing Tiles and Their Abilities00:06
      • 6.7 Viewing Tiles and Their Abilities Demo 0101:46
      • 6.8 Tile Templates, Sizes, and Types00:09
      • 6.9 Tile Templates01:32
      • 6.10 XML Schema01:36
      • 6.11 Setting and Changing Tiles00:05
      • 6.12 Setting and Changing Tiles Demo 0203:17
      • 6.13 Tile Customization00:05
      • 6.14 Tile Customization—Methods
      • 6.15 Customizing Tiles00:05
      • 6.16 Customizing Tiles Demo 0303:08
      • 6.17 Interaction Model of Toasts00:06
      • 6.18 Toasts01:07
      • 6.19 Sending a Toast Notification01:32
      • 6.20 Create and Send a Toast Notification00:05
      • 6.21 Create and Send a Toast Notification Demo 0401:46
      • 6.22 Working with Push Notifications00:07
      • 6.23 Push and Pull Notifications00:39
      • 6.24 Windows Notification Services01:44
      • 6.25 Steps to Enable Push Notification in an App00:55
      • 6.26 Quiz
      • 6.27 Summary01:07
      • 6.28 Conclusion00:09
    • Lesson 07 - Understanding Process Lifecycle Management in Windows Apps 17:59
      • 7.1 Understanding Process Lifecycle Management in Windows Apps00:16
      • 7.2 Objectives00:18
      • 7.3 Process Lifecycle Management00:05
      • 7.4 Legacy vs. Windows Apps
      • 7.5 Steps in Process Lifecycle Management01:08
      • 7.6 Process Lifecycle Management by Windows00:06
      • 7.7 Process Lifecycle Management by Windows Demo 0101:45
      • 7.8 Working with Process Lifecycle Management (PLM) Events in Apps00:14
      • 7.9 App Launch01:14
      • 7.10 App Suspend00:52
      • 7.11 App Termination00:44
      • 7.12 Managing Events in Apps01:00
      • 7.13 Handling PLM Events in Apps00:05
      • 7.14 Handling PLM Events in Apps Demo 0203:42
      • 7.15 Background Tasks in Windows 800:11
      • 7.16 Background Tasks00:42
      • 7.17 Creating a Background Task01:08
      • 7.18 Lockscreen Apps00:43
      • 7.19 Resource Usage Limits
      • 7.20 Creating and Running a Background Task in Apps00:06
      • 7.21 Creating and Running a Background Task in Apps Demo 0302:59
      • 7.22 Quiz
      • 7.23 Summary00:34
      • 7.24 Conclusion00:07
    • Lesson 08 - Working with Contracts 02:40
      • 8.1 Working with Contracts00:05
      • 8.2 Objectives00:05
      • 8.3 Understand Contracts in Windows Apps00:05
      • 8.4 Contracts in Windows 8x00:10
      • 8.5 Contract Usage00:10
      • 8.6 Extensions00:05
      • 8.7 Contracts List00:15
      • 8.8 Use the File Picker Contracts00:05
      • 8.9 File Picker Contracts
      • 8.10 Process for File Picker Contracts00:05
      • 8.11 Use a File Picker Contract00:05
      • 8.12 Use a File Picker Contract Demo 0100:05
      • 8.13 Working with Search00:05
      • 8.14 Search—Contract and Control00:05
      • 8.15 Search Process00:05
      • 8.16 Using Search in an App00:05
      • 8.17 Using Search in an App Demo 0200:05
      • 8.18 Deploying Share Contracts00:05
      • 8.19 Share Contracts
      • 8.20 Data Package00:05
      • 8.21 Types of Data Packages00:10
      • 8.22 Sharing Information Using Share Contract00:05
      • 8.23 Sharing Information Using Share Contract Demo 0300:05
      • 8.24 Enable App Settings00:05
      • 8.25 Settings Contract00:05
      • 8.26 Add an App Settings Page00:05
      • 8.27 Add an App Settings Page Demo 0400:05
      • 8.28 Quiz
      • 8.29 Summary00:05
      • 8.30 Conclusion00:05
    • Lesson 09 - Working with Remote Data and Security 30:10
      • 9.1 Working with Remote Data and Security00:14
      • 9.2 Objectives00:18
      • 9.3 Understanding How to Fetch Remote Data00:09
      • 9.4 WebView Control00:05
      • 9.5 HTTPClient Object01:03
      • 9.6 HTTPClient Architecture00:05
      • 9.7 Working with HTTPClient00:09
      • 9.8 Working with HTTPClient Demo 0106:36
      • 9.9 Authentication and Credentials00:19
      • 9.10 Authentication00:10
      • 9.11 Microsoft Account00:05
      • 9.12 Using Microsoft Account in Apps00:08
      • 9.13 Using Microsoft Account in Apps Demo 0202:16
      • 9.14 Credentials00:42
      • 9.15 Using the Credential Locker00:06
      • 9.16 Using the Credential Locker Demo 0308:25
      • 9.17 Web Authentication Broker
      • 9.18 Working with Web Authentication Broker00:09
      • 9.19 Working with Web Authentication Broker Demo 0408:58
      • 9.20 Quiz
      • 9.21 Summary00:05
      • 9.22 Conclusion00:08
    • Lesson 10 - Windows Store and Deploying Apps 22:12
      • 10.1 Windows Store and Deploying Apps00:14
      • 10.2 Objectives00:15
      • 10.3 Windows Store Model and Economics00:07
      • 10.4 Windows Store00:18
      • 10.5 Windows Store Improvements in Windows 8.101:11
      • 10.6 Monetization00:56
      • 10.7 Sales Models
      • 10.8 Pricing01:17
      • 10.9 Enabling Trials01:34
      • 10.10 Creating a Trial-Based App00:08
      • 10.11 Creating a Trial-Based App Demo 0106:06
      • 10.12 Using Ads for Revenue00:06
      • 10.13 Ad Providers00:57
      • 10.14 Adding an Ad in the App00:06
      • 10.15 Adding an Ad in the App Demo 0203:36
      • 10.16 Publishing an App00:07
      • 10.17 AppX Bundles and Resource Packages
      • 10.18 Steps to Publish an App01:09
      • 10.19 Publishing an App to the Store00:06
      • 10.20 Publishing an App to the Store Demo 0302:44
      • 10.21 Quiz
      • 10.22 Summary01:06
      • 10.023 Thank you00:09
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Exam & certification

  • How do you become a certified professional in Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#?

    Candidates should have a basic knowledge of programming concepts, and understand the use of development tools like Visual Studio. Knowledge of XAML, WPF, or C#. Knowledge on these topics would be an added benefit.

    For the certification, the participant would be required to appear for the Microsoft certification exam after registering on the Microsoft official website. Once registered, you have to sign in, select your exam and schedule it with Pearson VUE.

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