Developing Secure Universal Windows Platform Apps in C# and XAML
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.
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PrerequisitesObject-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 ObjectivesIn this course, you will develop Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform applications using C# and XAML.
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.
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 DevelopmentSet Up and Configure Visual Studio
Work with an App Project in Visual Studio
Planning and Designing a Windows AppIdentify Windows 10 App Requirements
Meet Windows User Expectations
Creating a User InterfaceCreate an App Project
Lay Out a User Interface
Use Styles and Themes to Format a User Interface Layout
Programming the User InterfaceConnect 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 NavigationImplement a Navigation Menu and Command Bars
Load Pages in a Frame
Manage Back Button Navigation
Managing Visual States and Alternate LayoutsManage Visual States Through VisualStateManager
Provide Alternate Layouts and Resources
Working with File DataStore and Retrieve Data Files
Serialize and Deserialize Data Files
Pass Data to Another Page
Working with Web DataLoad Web Data
Launch a URL in the Default Web Browser
Working with WebViewLoad a WebView Component with Content
Programming Graphics and AnimationCreate Runtime Graphics
Add Motion and Depth
Integrating with the App EcosystemImplement a Share Command
Implement a Print Command
Store and Retrieve Settings
Cooperate with Other Apps and Services
Implementing App SecurityEvaluate App Security
Implement Windows Security Features
Finalizing an AppInternationalize and Localize
Package and Deploy
C#XAMLUWPUniversal Windows PlatformVisual StudioVisual Studio 2017