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Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript (MOC 20481)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

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


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 1 or more years of experience creating applications
  • 1 to 3 months experience creating Windows client applications
  • 1 to 3 months experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012
  • Attended Course 20480B: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3, or equivalent knowledge

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore the basics 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 Content

In this course, students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps. This includes a combination of both design and development skills, as well as ensuring that students are comfortable using and making the most of the Microsoft Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.

This course maps to the 70-481 exam.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,190.- €
  • SA Voucher: 5
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

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28/11/2016 - 02/12/2016 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
19/12/2016 - 23/12/2016 Düsseldorf Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
16/01/2017 - 20/01/2017 Münster Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017 Munich Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017 Frankfurt
24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 Hamburg
29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017 Berlin
26/06/2017 - 30/06/2017 Stuttgart

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