App-to-app Communication and File Storage

Visual Studio 2017    |    Intermediate
  • 13 Videos | 1h 1m 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

  • Playable
    1. 
    Sharing Data with a Share Contract
    3m 40s
    UP NEXT
  • Playable
    2. 
    Receiving Data with a Share Contract
    5m
  • Locked
    3. 
    Sharing Data with the Clipboard
    4m 59s
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    4. 
    Receiving Data through Drag-and-drop
    4m 18s
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    5. 
    Using App Extensions
    4m 6s
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    6. 
    Creating a File
    3m 41s
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    7. 
    Writing to a File
    4m 26s
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    8. 
    Reading from a File
    4m 40s
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    9. 
    Reading File Properties
    3m 39s
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    10. 
    Working with File Pickers
    4m 4s
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    11. 
    Using RoamingSettings
    4m 50s
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    12. 
    Using RoamingFolder
    2m 51s
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    13. 
    Exercise: Using a Share Contract
    4m 56s

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