Developing Secure Universal Windows Platform Apps in C# and XAML

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Microsoft® Windows® 10 has merged the software platforms for Windows applications into a single Universal Windows Platform (UWP) that makes it relatively straightforward to develop one app that runs on phones, tablets, computers, and other devices. Microsoft has provided various tools and programming languages to support development in this platform, giving the developer the ability to use tools and techniques that they are most comfortable with. With Visual Studio® (even with the free Community edition), the developer can choose to program Windows applications using a variety of languages. This course introduces students to Windows 10 application development using C# and XAML.
Object-oriented programming experience in at least one programming language such as Java, Swift, Objective-C, or C++ is essential to your success. Your familiarity with object-oriented programming should include understanding of concepts such as classes, methods, properties, construct
Course Objectives:
In this course, you will develop Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform applications using C# and XAML.
You will:
Use Visual Studio to create and run a Universal Windows Platform application.
Design a Windows application based on requirements, operating system constraints, and best practices.
Create a user interface layout through XAML, including styles, themes, and adaptive layout features.
Write C# code to control the presentation logic of a XAML-based user interface, and to bind user interface components to data.
Lay out and program a multiple-page application with a navigation menu, command bars, and Back-button navigation.
Manage user interface states through Visual State Groups and provide alternate layouts and resources for different devices and displays.
Store, deserialize, and retrieve data in local files, and pass data among application pages.
Load and present web data within an application, and work in cooperation with an external web browser.
Load and present web data in a WebView control, and use JavaScript to communicate between the app and content in the WebView.
Create graphics at runtime, and add animation effects to user interface components.
Integrate with other apps and services, providing features such as Share, Print, Settings, Mapping, and Navigation.
Identify strategies for improving the security of Windows apps, and use security-related features such as file pickers, file encryption, and the password box.
Use Visual Studio tools to brand an application and prepare it for release to end users.
Getting Started with Windows App Development:
Set Up and Configure Visual Studio
Work with an App Project in Visual Studio
Planning and Designing a Windows App:
Identify Windows 10 App Requirements
Meet Windows User Expectations
Creating a User Interface:
Create an App Project
Lay Out a User Interface
Use Styles and Themes to Format a User Interface Layout
Programming the User Interface:
Connect C# Code with XAML Markup
Update Data in User Interface Controls
Use C# Conditional Statements to Process Data
Creating a Complex User Interface Layout with Navigation:
Implement a Navigation Menu and Command Bars
Load Pages in a Frame
Manage Back Button Navigation
Managing Visual States and Alternate Layouts:
Manage Visual States Through VisualStateManager
Provide Alternate Layouts and Resources
Working with File Data:
Store and Retrieve Data Files
Serialize and Deserialize Data Files
Pass Data to Another Page
Working with Web Data:
Load Web Data
Launch a URL in the Default Web Browser
Working with WebView:
Load a WebView Component with Content
Communicate with JavaScript in a WebView
Programming Graphics and Animation:
Create Runtime Graphics
Add Motion and Depth
Integrating with the App Ecosystem:
Implement a Share Command
Implement a Print Command
Store and Retrieve Settings
Cooperate with Other Apps and Services
Implementing App Security:
Evaluate App Security
Implement Windows Security Features
Finalizing an App:
Internationalize and Localize
Package and Deploy