Programming Metro-style Apps with C# (Windows 8, Windows RT, WinRT) Training Course

Course CodeCourse Code

pmsacs

Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

The objective of this course is to allow developers to write applications in Metro-style, the new application model available with Windows 8. Metro-style apps can run either on ordinary desktops, or a new family of “post-PC” devices designed to compete with the iPad.

This three-day course is designed for .NET developers who want to fully understand how to port their skills over to Windows Runtime, or WinRT. The course will take students through all of the important aspects of building this new type of application.

Silverlight developers are obviously welcome, but no experience of Silverlight/WPF/XAML is necessary.

Course OutlineCourse Outline

Day 1

  • Understanding WinRT
  • Pros and cons of HTML5 track over XAML track
  • Basic form layouts
  • HTTP communication with JSON
  • Local data storage

Day 2

  • More local data storage (ORM)
  • Infinite scroll lists
  • Pull to refresh
  • Multitouch
  • Split-view

Day 3

  • Notifications
  • Location
  • Social network integration
  • Selling on Windows Store
  • Handing in-app purchases

Bookings, Prices and EnquiriesBookings, Prices and Enquiries

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Private Classroom
 
Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote
From CA$6350
Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet. More Information

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Private Remote
1 CA$6350
2 CA$3650
3 CA$2750
4 CA$2300
Public Classroom
From CA$8810
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Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom
1 CA$8810
2 CA$4955
3 CA$3670
4 CA$3028
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