- Meet user expectations and Windows Store requirements when designing and implementing a Windows Store app.
- Debug Windows 8 apps.
- Start a Windows 8 app project based on a WinJS-based template.
- Load content into Windows 8 apps from various sources, such as XML, JSON, and image files.
- Incorporate navigation features in a Windows 8 app, including navigation bars and multiple screens.
- Provide app features to integrate with the Windows 8 app environment, including Search, Share, and Print.
- Format app appearance through CSS, and enable various app layouts.
- Prepare an app for packaging and release through the Windows Store or sideloading.
Lesson 1: Developing a Windows Store App
Topic A: Set Up and Launch the Windows 8 Programming Environment
Topic B: Create a Single-Screen WinJS App
Topic C: Configure the Development Environment
Topic D: Handle Events
Topic E: Format Specific Display Elements
Topic F: Set Manifest Properties
Topic G: Define Classes and Namespaces
Lesson 2: Identifying Design Requirements for Windows Store Apps
Topic A: Windows Store App Architecture
Topic B: Windows Store App Design Patterns and Templates
Lesson 3: Debugging Windows 8 Apps
Topic A: Test Apps Using the Windows Simulator
Topic B: Debug an App with Visual Studio Debugging Tools
Lesson 4: Starting a New App in Blend
Topic A: Start a Project in Blend
Topic B: Customize a User Interface in Blend
Lesson 5: Loading Content
Topic A: Content Sources
Topic B: Load User Interface Elements with Content
Lesson 6: Developing Navigation Features
Topic A: Add App and Navigation Bars
Topic B: Add Pages and Page Navigation
Lesson 7: Integrating with the Windows 8 Environment
Topic A: Provide a Search Capability in an App
Topic B: Provide a Share Capability in an App
Topic C: Provide a Print Capability in an App
Lesson 8: Formatting App Layouts
Topic A: Enhance an App Through CSS Styling
Topic B: Change Layout Dynamically
Lesson 9: Distributing Your App
Topic A: Package an App for Distribution
Topic B: Release a Windows Store App