20482: Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript Training

Course Description

 
In this course the students will learn the more advanced programming skills and techniques that they can use to optimize their Windows Store app and differentiate their app from other apps in the Windows Store. These advanced skills and techniques include a combination of both design and development skills. The students will also learn about supporting the apps that they have published to the Windows Store.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $1990 (US)

Prerequisites

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

Course Outline

 

 

Module 1: Windows Store App Essentials

 

This module describes the essential Windows Store app features.

 

Lessons

 

Review of Windows Store App Essentials and the Windows 8 Ecosystem

 

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 Transitions

 

This 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

 

Creating Animations in a Windows Store App

 

Creating Transitions and Transformations in a Windows Store App

 

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 Localization

 

This 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

 

Create and Consume Resource Files

 

Apply Culture-Specific Formatting

 

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 Interface

 

This 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

 

Create a Customized Splash Screen

 

Branding a Windows Store App

 

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 App

 

This 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

 

Cache 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 Components

 

This 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

 

Create and Use a Custom Control

 

Consume a WinMD Component

 

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 Scenarios

 

This 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

 

Print a single page

 

Print multiple pages

 

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)

 

Manage a Windows Notification Service (WNS) Channel

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Describe the Push Notification Service (WNS).

 

Work with push notifications.

 

Module 9: Capturing Media

 

This 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

 

Capture video using the CameraCaptureUI API

 

Capture image using the MediaCapture API

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Use the CameraCaptureUI API.

 

Use the MediaCapture API.

 

Module 10: Background Tasks

 

This module explains how to create and consume background tasks.

 

Lessons

 

Creating Background Tasks

 

Consuming Background Tasks in a Windows Store App

 

Lab : Background Tasks

 

Create and Consume a Background Task

 

Consume a Background Task

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Create background tasks.

 

Consume background tasks.

 

Module 11: Working with Sensors and Devices

 

This module explains how to discover device capabilities, interact with devices, and act upon sensor data. 

 

Lessons

 

Working with Sensors

 

Working with Devices

 

Lab : Working with Sensors and Devices

 

Use the orientation sensor

 

Use location services

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Discover sensors, test their availability, and handle sensor events.

 

Discover device availability, enumerate devices and their capabilities and properties, and use them.

 

Module 12: Generating Revenue with your App

 

This module explains how implement trial licensing and in-app purchasing and advertising.

 

Lessons

 

Implementing Trial Functionality in a Windows Store App

 

Implement In-App Purchases

 

Advertising in a Windows Store App

 

Lab : Generating Revenue with your App

 

Use Windows.Store Classes to Support Trial App Conversion

 

Implement In-App Purchasing in an App

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Implement trial functionality and transition to a full license.

 

Implement in-app purchases.

 

Implement advertising functionality.

 

Module 13: Securing Windows Store App Data

 

This module explains how to manage Windows authentication and web authentication in Windows Store apps. 

 

Lessons

 

Managing Windows Authentication

 

Managing Web Authentication

 

Encryption in Windows Store Apps

 

Lab : Securing Windows Store App Data

 

Encrypt User Information

 

Use ACS Authentication

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Authenticate using Windows Live Authentication.

 

Authenticate using web authentication protocols.

 

Encrypt data.

 

Module 14: Tracing and Profiling Windows Store Apps

 

This module explains how to diagnose problems and monitor Windows Store app behavior by using tracing and profiling tools and APIs.

 

Lessons

 

Tracing a Windows Store App

 

Profiling a Windows Store App

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Trace a Windows Store app.

 

Profile a Windows Store app.

 

 

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