Dieser Kurs kann jederzeit als Firmenkurs sowie als Privatkurs durchgeführt werden.


Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#
In this course students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Windows Store apps. This includes a combination of both design and development skills, as well as ensuring that students are comfortable using and making the most of the Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.

Ihr Nutzen

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe review the Windows 8 platform and features, and explore the basics of a Windows app interface.
  • Create the User Interface layout and structure by using XAML.
  • Use data binding to present data in the UI.
  • Implement the AppBar and layout controls.
  • Handle files and streams.
  • Respond to application lifecycle events using Process Lifetime Management and the PLM extensibility points provided by the Visual Studio 2012 templates.
  • Use templates to create the UI.
  • Handle navigation scenarios in a Windows Store app.
  • Design and implement contracts such as Search, Share and Settings.
  • Implement tiles and toast notifications in a Windows Store app.
  • Respond to mouse, keyboard and touch events, including gestures.
  • Deploy a Windows Store app to the Windows Store or an enterprise store.


Before attending this course, students must have:
  • 1 or more years of experience creating applications.
  • 1 – 3 months experience creating Windows client applications.
  • 1 – 3 months experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012.


This course is intended for professional developers who have 1-2 years of experience creating client applications and who are comfortable programming in C# and have done some XAML-based programming.


Der Teilnehmerbeitrag versteht sich rein netto. Das ZFI ist (gemäss MwSt-Gesetz) nicht Mehrwertsteuerpflichtig und erhebt somit keine MwSt. Bei länger als einen Monat dauernden Lehrgängen ist die Zahlung des Teilnehmerbeitrages in mehreren Raten möglich (pro rata temporis).


  • Module 1: Overview of the Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps
      Introduction to the Windows 8 Platform
      Windows 8 User Interface Principles
      WinRT and Language Projections
  • Module 2: Creating User Interfaces using XAML
      XAML Basics
      XAML Code-Behind
      Advanced XAML
  • Module 3: Presenting Data
      Working with Data Presentation Controls
      The GridView Control
  • Module 4: Implementing Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls
      WinRT Controls
      AppBar Control
      Snapped and Fill
  • Module 5: Handling Files in Windows Store Apps
      Handling Files and Streams in Windows Store Apps
      Working with File User Interface Components
  • Module 6: Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
      Process Lifetime Management
      Implementing a State Management Strategy
  • Module 7: Working with Resources, Styles, and Templates
      Creating Shared Resources
      Creating Styles and Templates
  • Module 8: Designing and Implementing Navigation in a Windows Store App
      Handling Navigation in Windows Store Apps
      Semantic Zoom
  • Module 9: Implementing Windows 8 Contracts
      Designing for Charms and Contracts
      The Search Contract
      The Share Contract
      Managing App Settings and Preferences
  • Module 10: Implementing Tiles and User Notifications
      Implementing Tiles, Live Tiles, Secondary Tiles and Badge Notifications
      Implementing Toast Notifications
  • Module 11: Designing and Implementing a Data Access Strategy
      Evaluating Data Access Strategies
      Working with Remote Data
  • Module 12: Responding to Mouse and Touch
      Working with Mouse Events
      Working with Gesture Events
  • Module 13: Planning for Windows Store App Deployment
      Enterprise App Deployment