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

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Overview

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#.

Target Audience

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

Prerequisites

None

Expected Duration

180 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

Introduction to Pointers

  • work with Pointers in Windows Store Apps
  • Using Pointer Events

  • use Pointer Events in a Windows Store app
  • Using Mouse Events

  • use Mouse Events in a Windows Store app
  • Enabling Zooming and Scrolling on Elements

  • enable the zooming and scrolling elements
  • Getting Familiar with Gesture Events

  • describe the concepts related to Gestures Events
  • Using Transforms

  • use Transforms
  • Getting Familiar with the AppBar

  • use the AppBar
  • Using the AppBar Control

  • use the AppBar control in a Windows Store App by adding AppBarButtons, AppBarSeperators, and AppBarToggleButton controls to a CommandBar
  • Guidelines for Using AppBars

  • describe the guidelines to keep in mind when using AppBar controls
  • Understanding Semantic Zoom

  • describe what Semantic Zoom is and how it works
  • Using Semantic Zoom

  • use the Semantic Zoom
  • Guidelines for Using Semantic Zoom

  • describe the guidelines for using Semantic Zoom
  • Understanding Process Lifetime Management

  • describe the concepts involved in working with Process Lifetime Management in a Windows Store app
  • Working with PLM Events in Windows Store Apps

  • work with PLM Events in Windows Store apps
  • Windows Store App Activation

  • describe the process of the Windows Store app activation
  • Getting Familiar with Background Tasks

  • describe what a background task is and what is involved in creating and using background tasks in a Windows Store app
  • Using a Background Task Part 1 (Creating the Task)

  • create the background task
  • Using a Background Task Part 2 (Registering the Task)

  • register the background task
  • Debugging a Background Task Using Visual Studio 2013

  • debug a Background Task
  • Getting Familiar with Lock Screen Apps

  • use the Lock Screen Apps
  • Creating a Lock Screen App

  • create a Lock Screen App
  • Requesting a Lock Screen Presence

  • request a lock screen presence from a Windows Store app
  • Understanding State Management

  • manage data appropriately as a Windows Store app changes state
  • The Suspending event and the SuspensionManager Class

  • describe how to use the Suspending event and the SuspensionManager class
  • Using SuspensionManager to Save and Restore App State

  • describe how to use the SuspensionManager to save and restore app state
  • Exercise: Using Display Controls

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