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Working With Charms and Contracts


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Overview/Description
Charms and Contracts provide a convenient way for developers to tightly integrate their apps into Windows 8.1. Live tiles and Notifications also allow developers to leverage some of the more unique features of Windows 8.1 when creating Store Apps. This course teaches how to work with charms, contracts, dynamic tile and notifications. This course also covers how to add media to Windows Store Apps. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that helps prepare learners for the Microsoft Exam 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#. |n This course is one of a series of courses that help prepare the learner for the Microsoft Exam 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#. |

Target Audience
Developers with a background creating applications in C# and XAML who wish to learn how to create Windows Store apps

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
3.5

Lesson Objectives

Working With Charms and Contracts

  • start the course
  • describe charms and contracts in Windows Store apps
  • implement Search using the Search charm
  • implement search using a SearchBox control
  • describe the guidelines to keep in mind when implementing Search
  • implement a share source
  • implement a share target
  • use the settings pane to work with app settings
  • use a Settings Flyout
  • work with multimedia
  • add Audio and Video to a Windows Store app
  • work with MediaElement Events
  • create Custom Transport controls
  • integrate Text To Speech
  • transcode media
  • work with Tiles, Badges, and Toasts
  • create an App Tile
  • describe how to make an App Tile dynamic
  • describe how to schedule Local Tile Notifications
  • describe how to use periodic Tile Notifications
  • use Secondary Tiles
  • unpin a Secondary Tile
  • describe the guidelines to keep in mind when using Secondary Tiles
  • describe how to create and display badges over app tiles by configuring badge notifications
  • describe how to create Toast Notifications
  • describe the guidelines for Toast Notifications
  • describe the Push Notification process for Windows Store Apps
  • design a UI
  • Course Number:
    wd_wsae_a04_it_enus