Microsoft Windows Store App Essentials with HTML5: Input Devices and User Touch

Individuals with previous knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 who are seeking to use those skills in the context of developing apps for the Windows Store platform; Individuals preparing for Exam 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps.


Expected Duration
90 minutes

This course offers instruction on how to program Windows Store apps for accommodating interaction with mouse using JavaScript and HTML5 in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013. The course also demonstrates how to program apps to accommodate human touch and gestures using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Simulator. This course is a part of the preparation materials intended to prepare an individual for Exam 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML 5 and JavaScript. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): Windows Store Apps certification.


Programming for Response to Input Devices

  • identify actions for touch-based input on Windows 8 devices
  • program a Windows Store app to detect the type of input devices connected and report on input device hardware capabilities

Programming for Response to User Touch

  • process data from manipulation events using the GestureRecognizer class
  • distinguish between the input pointer modes in Visual Studio 2013 Simulator
  • program a Windows Store app to respond to simple and complex touch-screen gestures





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