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Advanced Windows Store Apps with C# in Visual Studio 2013: Data Management


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Overview/Description
Windows Store apps can be configured with UI features as well as programmatically to handle data. This course describes how to implement caching options, incorporate file pickers, and handle data access, files, and libraries programmatically. You'll also learn how to integrate OneDrive with your app. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft Exam 70-485: Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): Windows Store Apps certification.

Target Audience
C# Developers with basic knowledge of Windows Store app development who want to learn how to use file management features and techniques for integration with OneDrive in their Windows Store apps; individuals preparing for the exam 70-485 Advanced Windows Store Apps Development Using C#

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.2

Lesson Objectives

Advanced Windows Store Apps with C# in Visual Studio 2013: Data Management

  • start the course
  • discuss item types for caching, cache location options, and caching mechanisms available for Windows Store apps
  • use local storage to cache Windows Store app data
  • use roaming storage for caching Windows Store app data
  • retrieve data that has been cached locally
  • describe the basic features of file pickers
  • use a file picker with filters to open single and multiple files
  • save files using a file picker in a Windows Store app
  • configure a Windows Store app to read, try to read, and compare files using ReadFileAsync, TryGetItemAsync, and IsEqual
  • use the StorageFolder class to access a parent folder for a file in a Windows Store app
  • configure a Windows Store app to create a file in a local library and write data to a file
  • configure a Windows Store app to read a file using a stream
  • configure a Windows Store app to write to a file from a stream
  • code a Windows Store app to read from a file using a buffer
  • code a Windows Store app to write from a file using a buffer
  • manage libraries using Windows.Storage.StorageLibrary in a Windows Store app
  • set file extensions and associations in a Windows Store app
  • add files to the Windows index from a Windows Store app
  • query a Windows index from a Windows Store app
  • use Windows.Storage.Compressor and Decompressor classes in a Windows Store app to compress and decompress files
  • configure a Windows Store app to enable users to sign into OneDrive
  • configure a Windows Store app to enable users to upload files to and download files from OneDrive
  • configure a Windows Store app to enable a user to create, copy, update, move, or delete a file or folder on OneDrive from the app
  • configure a Windows Store app to enable a user to access OneDrive file and folder properties from the app
  • configure a Windows Store app to enable a user to create, update, read, or delete an album on OneDrive from the app
  • configure a Windows Store app to enable a user to create, read, or delete a tag on OneDrive from the app
  • configure a Windows Store app to access Microsoft user data
  • configure a Windows Store app to obtain a user's consent in OneDrive
  • use data management techniques including integration with OneDrive in Windows Store apps
  • Course Number:
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