Microsoft Windows Store App Essentials with HTML5: Navigation, Contacts, Tiles

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
120 minutes

This course covers working with the navigation framework for Windows Store apps using Visual Studio 2013 and HTML5. This includes common navigation patterns and implementing the app bar. The course also demonstrates how to pick contacts in an app using a contact picker object. The course shows how to configure start screen tiles, secondary tiles, and tile notifications. The configuration of notifications through badges and toasts is also illustrated. 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.


Working with Navigation in Windows Store Apps

  • identify the code to use for the navigation framework in Windows Store apps
  • complete the code to use an app bar or nav bar in a Windows Store app
  • pick contacts in an app using a Contact Picker object

Creating and Administering User Notifications

  • describe how to implement tiles and badges in a Windows Store app
  • complete the code to create a toast notification for a Windows Store app
  • complete the steps to configure a Windows Store app to receive push notifications
  • implement a Windows Store app that uses the takes advantage of using the navigation framework, the app bar, contacts, tiles, and notifications





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