App-to-app Communication and File Storage

Visual Studio    |    Intermediate
  • 13 videos | 55m 10s
  • Includes Assessment
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Allowing apps to communicate with each other and store files makes it easy to expand their experience beyond the local view. Discover how to make an app communicate with other apps and how to manage file storage.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Share data with other apps using a share contract
    Use a share contract to receive data from other apps
    Implement clipboard sharing in your app
    Implement drag-and-drop sharing in your app
    Add app extensions in your app
    Create a file using the storagefolder and storagefile objects
    Write various types of data to a file
  • Read various types of data from a file
    Read a file's properties
    Use a file picker to open and save files
    Implement data roaming to sync data across devices using key/value pairs
    Use data roaming to sync data across devices using unstructured files
    Use a share contract to send data to another app

IN THIS COURSE

  • 3m 40s
    In this video, you will learn how to share data with other apps using a share contract. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m
    During this video, you will learn how to use a share contract to receive data from other apps. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Sharing Data with the Clipboard
    4m 59s
    Find out how to share your clipboard with your app. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Receiving Data through Drag-and-drop
    4m 18s
    Learn how to implement drag-and-drop sharing in your app. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using App Extensions
    4m 6s
    In this video, you will add app extensions to your app. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a File
    3m 41s
    In this video, you will learn how to create a file using the StorageFolder and StorageFile objects. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Writing to a File
    4m 26s
    Learn how to write different types of data to a file. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Reading from a File
    4m 40s
    In this video, you will learn how to read various types of data from a file. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Reading File Properties
    3m 39s
    In this video, learn how to read a file's properties. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Working with File Pickers
    4m 4s
    In this video, learn how to use a file picker to open and save files. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using RoamingSettings
    4m 50s
    In this video, learn how to implement data roaming to sync data across devices using key/value pairs. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Using RoamingFolder
    2m 51s
    In this video, you will use data roaming to sync data across devices using files that are not organized into a specific structure. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Exercise: Using a Share Contract
    4m 56s
    Learn how to use a share contract to send data to another app. FREE ACCESS

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