Working With The App Bar, Semantic Zoom, User Input, and Process Lifetime Management

Developers with a background creating applications in C# and XAML who wish to learn how to create Windows Store apps


Expected Duration
199 minutes

Pointer and gesture events, as well as app bar and user input are useulf tools when when creating Windows Store Apps. In this course you will learn how to handle both touch and mouse user input in Windows Store Apps. You will also learn how to use the app bar, how to use the semantic zoom control, and the basics of process lifetime management in Windows Store Apps. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that helps prepare learners for the Microsoft Exam 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#.
This course is one of a series of courses that help prepare the learner for the Microsoft Exam 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#.


Pointer Events in Windows 8.1

  • start the course
  • work with Pointers in Windows Store Apps
  • use Pointer Events in a Windows Store app
  • use Mouse Events in a Windows Store app
  • enable the zooming and scrolling elements
  • Gesture Events in Windows 8.1

  • describe the concepts related to Gestures Events
  • use Transforms
  • Using the App Bar

  • use the AppBar
  • use the AppBar control in a Windows Store App by adding AppBarButtons, AppBarSeperators, and AppBarToggleButton controls to a CommandBar
  • describe the guidelines to keep in mind when using AppBar controls
  • Working with Semantic Zoom

  • describe what Semantic Zoom is and how it works
  • use the Semantic Zoom
  • describe the guidelines for using Semantic Zoom
  • Understanding Process Lifetime Management In Windows Store Apps

  • describe the concepts involved in working with Process Lifetime Management in a Windows Store app
  • work with PLM Events in Windows Store apps
  • describe the process of the Windows Store app activation
  • Working in Background in Windows Store Apps

  • describe what a background task is and what is involved in creating and using background tasks in a Windows Store app
  • create the background task
  • register the background task
  • debug a Background Task
  • use the Lock Screen Apps
  • create a Lock Screen App
  • request a lock screen presence from a Windows Store app
  • Managing State

  • manage data appropriately as a Windows Store app changes state
  • describe how to use the Suspending event and the SuspensionManager class
  • describe how to use the SuspensionManager to save and restore app state
  • Practice: Pointers, App Bar, and Background Tasks

  • make layout decisions involving C# concepts in a Windows Store application




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