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Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript - 20482 Course Outline

 (5 days)

Overview
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.

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

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Add animations and transitions in a Windows Store app to improve the user experience.
•Localize the Windows Store app UI.
•Brand the Windows Store app and improve the loading experience with a splash screen.
•Use various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for their Windows Store app, and use advanced file access methods.
•Create custom controls, extend templated controls, and create and consume WinMD components.
•Implement the Print and Settings contracts and the Play To API.
•Work with the Push Notification Service (WNS).
•Capture media with the camera and microphone.
•Create and consume background tasks.
•Discover device capabilities, interact with devices, and act upon sensor data.
•Implement Windows Store trial licensing and in-app purchasing and advertising.
•Understand how to manage Windows authentication and web authentication in Windows Store apps.
•Diagnose problems and monitor application behavior using tracing and profiling tools and APIs.

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
•6 – 12 months experience programming in HTML5.
•3 – 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2012 (including experience using preview builds).
•1 month of experience working on Windows 8 apps.

Course Outline

Module 1: Windows Store App Essentials
This module describes the essential Windows Store app features.
Lessons
•Review of Windows Store App Essentials - Presentation
•Review of Windows Store App Essentials and 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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A20482

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