This three-day instructor-led course provides students with a first look at the features of Metro style apps development for Windows 8. Students will gain familiarity with Windows 8 and learn how to successfully create, publish and monetize their applications to the Windows Store. This course provides hands-on opportunities to implement WinRT APIs using WinJS, to manage the Metro style app lifecycle, and to develop Metro style apps that target multiple device types, screen resolutions and view states.
This lab collection is based on the Windows 8 Release Preview release of Windows 8 and Release Preview release of Visual Studio 2012. The subsequent releases of Microsoft products could include updates that are not represented in this training product.
AL TERMINAR EL CURSO
After completing this course, students will be able to:
* Explore the Windows 8 platform for Metro style apps
* Design applications with Metro style apps principles and Windows personality
* Leverage Web developer skills
* Building Windows 8 Metro style apps UIs
* Integrate with Windows 8 experiences
* Implement tiles and notifications
* Program for Process Lifetime Management
* Interact with “on-board” hardware and devices
* Deploy to the Windows Store
Before attending this course, students must have:
* Experience with the following:
* Modern graphical interfaces
* Object Oriented Programming
* Simple data access (CRUD)
* General understanding of the Visual Studio IDE and .NET
PROGRAMA DEL CURSO.
INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 8 AND METRO STYLE APPS UI PRINCIPLES
Introduction to Windows 8 Platform
Metro style App Guidelines
OVERVIEW OF THE WINJS LIBRARY
This module describes the WinJS library and many of its controls. You will learn about the ListView control, which can be used to implement list and grid scenarios in Metro style apps. You will also learn about the AppBar control, which is used to create application menus in a Metro style app.
The WinJS Library and Controls
ListView and Data Binding
IMPLEMENTING DEVICE ORIENTATION, SNAP VIEW, AND SEMANTIC ZOOM
This module describes several visual behaviors of Metro style apps, such as device orientation, Snap view and Semantic Zoom. Understanding these behaviors is essential for creating a compatible user experience in your application.
How to Present Data
INTEGRATING WITH THE WINDOWS 8 EXPERIENCES
This module describe charms and the charms bar. This module also explains search contracts, share contracts, and settings contracts.
Windows 8 Contracts
Settings and Flyouts
PROCESS LIFETIME MANAGEMENT
This module describes the new lifecycle model of Windows 8 which focuses on the foreground applications, which means that most of the resources of the OS are dedicated to the foreground application, ensuring excellent user experience.
Understanding the Process Lifetime in a Metro style App
Implementing State Management
IMPLEMENTING TILES AND NOTIFICATIONS
This module will show and explain the design concepts of Tiles and Notifications, including Toast notifications.
Adding Tiles to Apps
Implementing Notifications and Scheduled Toasts
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF MODERN HARDWARE
This module describes how Windows 8 utilizes the modern hardware and addresses Natural User Interface, such as working with gestures, panning and zooming, capture and play media, and creating Hybrid apps. Using these abilities is essential for creating natural user experience in your application.
Working with Gestures
Panning and Zooming
Capture and Play Media
Creating Hybrid Apps
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT STORE
This module introduces students to the Microsoft Store which enables developers to publish their applications to the market. The module covers several publishing options such as free application publishing, trial application publishing and purchase ready application publishing.
The Microsoft Store