Programming Metro-style Apps with C# (Windows 8, Windows RT, WinRT) Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code

pmsacs

Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

The objective of this course is to allow developers to write applications in Metro-style, the new application model available with Windows 8. Metro-style apps can run either on ordinary desktops, or a new family of “post-PC” devices designed to compete with the iPad.

This three-day course is designed for .NET developers who want to fully understand how to port their skills over to Windows Runtime, or WinRT. The course will take students through all of the important aspects of building this new type of application.

Silverlight developers are obviously welcome, but no experience of Silverlight/WPF/XAML is necessary.

Overview Overview

Course Outline Course Outline

Day 1

  • Understanding WinRT
  • Pros and cons of HTML5 track over XAML track
  • Basic form layouts
  • HTTP communication with JSON
  • Local data storage

Day 2

  • More local data storage (ORM)
  • Infinite scroll lists
  • Pull to refresh
  • Multitouch
  • Split-view

Day 3

  • Notifications
  • Location
  • Social network integration
  • Selling on Windows Store
  • Handing in-app purchases

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3 $2940 $2873 $2357
4 $2443 $2368 $1980
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MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota CenterTue, Jun 14 2016, 9:30 am$5370 / N/A
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Long IslandTue, Jun 14 2016, 9:30 am$5370 / N/A
NJ, Princeton - Overlook Business CenterTue, Jun 14 2016, 9:30 am$5370 / N/A
Remote Course - Eastern Time (UTC-05:00) US & CanadaTue, Jun 14 2016, 9:30 am$5370 / N/A

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