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Windows Store Apps with C#

Video Description

There's never been a better time to be a software developer. Computers are a foundational part of our lives and our economy and they all require programs to be useful to us. Programmers are in high demand and the demand continues to increase. The Windows Store provides an incredible opportunity for software developers when you think about the number of people around the world who use the Windows 8.1 operating system. The vast majority of computers sold today are pre-loaded with Microsoft operating systems. The Windows Store is a part of that operating system. Learning to develop apps for the Windows Store provides you with the ability to earn a living in two ways. It will increase your appeal to corporate employers since the Windows Store will soon become the standard method for deploying enterprise software to the user desktop. Also, uou can deploy and sell your own apps via the Windows Store. In this course, Mark Long takes you through the essentials of creating Windows Store apps and also helps you prepare for Microsoft's certification exam 70-484, Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome and Intro
    1. Welcome 00:01:35
    2. Course Overview 00:05:39
    3. Windows 8.1 00:03:49
    4. Windows App Store 00:06:28
    5. Windows App Options 00:06:26
    6. Windows Store Development Options 00:05:10
    7. Developer Licensing 00:03:43
    8. Getting and Renewing a License 00:03:02
  2. Getting Set Up
    1. Required Development Environment 00:03:55
    2. Getting Windows 8.1 00:03:34
    3. Getting VS Community 2013 00:04:49
    4. Installing Visual Studio 00:05:47
    5. Visual Studio First Run 00:03:31
    6. Visual Studio Tour 00:06:23
    7. Visual Studio Features 00:06:15
    8. About the XAML Designer 00:04:58
    9. Example Projects Setup 00:03:17
  3. Windows Store Apps Basics
    1. Hello World pt. 1 00:06:32
    2. Hello World pt. 2 00:04:22
    3. Using Code-Behind 00:06:26
    4. Viewing Apps 00:04:14
    5. The App Package 00:05:00
    6. The Splash Screen 00:04:05
    7. Splash Screen Example 00:06:21
    8. Page Structure Using XAML 00:03:28
    9. Grid Example pt. 1 00:06:04
    10. Grid Example pt. 2 00:06:15
    11. Grid Example pt. 3 00:01:57
    12. StackPanel Example 00:05:23
  4. Working with XAML
    1. What is XAML? 00:04:42
    2. Elements and Attributes 00:05:34
    3. Elements and Attributes in XAML 00:05:15
    4. Understanding Namespaces 00:06:12
    5. Common XAML Namespaces 00:03:43
    6. Property Elements 00:06:04
    7. Property Elements Example 00:06:40
    8. Type Converters 00:04:29
    9. Markup Extensions 00:03:31
    10. The Content Property 00:04:09
  5. Understanding Layout
    1. Layout Basics 00:04:49
    2. Controlling Size 00:04:40
    3. Understanding Measurements 00:04:35
    4. Viewing Different Resolutions 00:06:12
    5. Margin and Padding 00:03:55
    6. Alignment and FlowDirection 00:04:41
    7. Alignment Example 00:06:36
    8. 2D Transforms 00:04:08
    9. 3D Transforms 00:02:11
    10. Transforms Example 00:06:12
  6. Creating the App
    1. App Size 00:04:58
    2. About View State 00:04:32
    3. SizeChanged Event Example pt. 1 00:06:10
    4. SizeChanged Event Example pt. 2 00:03:30
    5. ApplicationView 00:03:32
    6. ApplicationView Example pt. 1 00:06:23
    7. ApplicationView Example pt. 2 00:06:30
    8. Minimum Width 00:02:03
    9. Layout with Panels 00:05:09
    10. Panels, Designer and Device Window 00:06:55
    11. Understanding Star Sizing 00:06:14
  7. Controls
    1. Store App Controls 00:05:38
    2. Text Controls 00:04:19
    3. Text Examples 00:05:37
    4. Flyouts 00:03:06
    5. Flyout Example pt. 1 00:06:03
    6. Flyout Example pt. 2 00:03:46
    7. App Bars 00:05:12
    8. Using the CommandBar pt. 1 00:05:50
    9. Using the CommandBar pt. 2 00:03:16
    10. AppBar Customization 00:04:31
    11. AppBar Example pt. 1 00:05:48
    12. AppBar Example pt. 2 00:07:00
  8. Working with Data
    1. Understanding Data Binding 00:04:21
    2. Simple Binding Example pt. 1 00:06:30
    3. Simple Binding Example pt. 2 00:04:14
    4. Implementing INotifyPropertyChanged 00:04:14
    5. Binding to an Object pt. 1 00:06:45
    6. Binding to an Object pt. 2 00:05:20
    7. SoC and MVVM 00:06:34
    8. Binding with Code 00:04:05
    9. Binding with Code Example pt. 1 00:05:59
    10. Binding with Code Example pt. 2 00:06:01
    11. Binding with Code Example pt. 3 00:04:24
  9. Application Lifecycle
    1. The App Lifecycle 00:04:24
    2. Maintaining State Data 00:05:30
    3. Maintaining State Data Example pt. 1 00:06:03
    4. Maintaining State Data Example pt. 2 00:05:55
    5. Maintaining State Data Example pt. 3 00:05:18
    6. Maintaining State Data Example pt. 4 00:02:54
  10. Search and Styles
    1. Search in Windows 8.1 Store Apps 00:03:23
    2. Working with XAML Visuals 00:04:00
    3. Understanding Styles 00:05:50
    4. Styles Examples pt. 1 00:05:51
    5. Styles Examples pt. 2 00:04:13
    6. Templates Example 00:05:27
  11. Course Wrap Up
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:04:04
  12. About the Author
    1. About the Author 00:03:41