Developing Windows Store App Essentials using C# Jump Start

This Jump Start covers Developing Windows Store Apps using C#. In typical Jump Start fashion it will be filled with lots of demos and fun.  Microsoft Technical Evangelist Jerry Nixon and the co-founder of Crank211, Daren May, will craft sample after sample in real time to show simple and complex techniques you can take back to your workplace. Because this course loosely follows the criteria for exam 70-484, it is tailored for intermediary to seasoned developers looking to create Windows Store Apps. It will provide an overview on creating the User Interface layout and structure using XAML, how to implement the AppBar and layout controls, how to deploy a Windows Store app to the Windows Store or an enterprise store, and much more…

This Jump Start will focus on topics covered in the Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# course, please see below for the major topics:

  • Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps
  • Creating User Interfaces using XAML
  • Presenting Data and Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls
  • Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
  • Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management, Working with Resources, Styles, and Templates
  • Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App
  • Implementing Windows 8 Contracts, Tiles and User Notifications
  • Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy
  • Planning for Windows Store App Deployment
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 2, 2013
9:00am - 5:00pm (PDT)

Developing Windows Store App Essentials using C#






This Jump Start is tailored for intermediary to seasoned developers.