Advanced Windows Store App Development using C# Jump Start
This Jump Start provides an accelerated overview of Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#. This is a course for intermediate to advanced learners and will help you prepare for Microsoft exam 70-485. Microsoft Technical Evangelist Jerry Nixon and the co-founder of Crank211, Daren May will share numerous demos and samples of simple and complex techniques on how to add animations and transitions in a Windows Store app to improve the user experience, how to optimize various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for their Windows Store app, to name a few topics. Get ready for a packed fun and fast paced event!

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This Jump Start will focus on topics covered in the Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C# course, please see below for the major topics:

  • Windows Store Apps Essentials
  • Implementing Animations and Transitions
  • Implementing Globalization and Localization
  • Branding and a Seamless User Interface
  • Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store App
  • Creating Reusable Controls and Components
  • Implementing Advanced Contract Scenarios
  • The Windows Push Notification Service (WNS)
  • Capturing Media & Background Tasks
  • Generating Revenue with your App
  • Securing Windows Store App Data
  • Tracing and Profiling Windows Store Apps


Instructor Team
Jerry Nixon | Microsoft Developer Evangelist | @jerrynixon
Jerry has been developing and designing on the Microsoft platform for over 15 years. He speaks at corporate events, universities, and a variety of user groups focused on Kinect, XAML, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. Most of Jerry’s days are spent teaching his three daughters Star Trek character backstories and episode plots.
Daren May | President & Co-founder, Crank211 | @darenmay
Daren leads Crank211, a company that specializes in designing and building next-level digital experiences. Prior to starting Crank211, Daren was the CTO and VP of Operations for a software consultancy and a practice lead for EMC Consulting. Daren has leveraged Microsoft technologies since the beta versions of Visual Studio .NET and has been developing XAML-based solutions since the heady days of “Avalon” (the early name for WPF).
Live Event Details
May 23, 2013
9:00am - 5:00pm (PDT)
What: Fast Paced Live Virtual Session!
Cost: Free
Audience: Developers

This Jump Start is tailored for intermediary to advanced developers. Get ready by watching, Programming in C# Jump Start and Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using C# Jump Start.