New Developer’s Guide to Windows 10 Video Course Now Available

Windows Mobile
Posted 6/10/2015 12:01:38 PM by STUART PARKERSON, Publisher Emeritus

New Developer’s Guide to Windows 10 Video Course Now Available
Developers who want to get a head start on Windows 10 can now learn more about the platform in a new Microsoft Virtual Academy training course titled, “A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10,” which is now available on demand. 

This is video training course is designed to help developers understand the Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform. To get started building apps using Visual Studio 2015 RC and the tools for Windows 10 (Technical Preview), developers can watch the video and find the code for all the samples used in this course.

The courses cover topics including fundamental platform considerations, patterns, and tools available for building successful Windows apps. Several core scenarios that apps handle are surveyed including low memory, background task execution, cross-device communication, file and data management, and user interaction techniques. Developers will learn methods for UI adaption to changing conditions, adapting code to different device-types, as well as connecting devices, sharing data, and storing state. 

There are 22 individual modules offered in the course and each module lasts about 30 minutes. These include:

- The Universal Windows Platform
- Store and Monetization
- XAML Controls
- XAML Databinding
- XAML Performance
- Adaptive Design
- Adaptive UI
- Adaptive Code
- File Management
- SQLite local database
- App to App communication
- Localizing your app
- Application lifecycle
- Background execution
- App Services
- Microsoft Web Platform
- Connected Experiences
- Navigation
- Networking and Cloud Services
- Live Tiles
- Porting 8.1 apps to UWP
- Sharing and Drag and Drop

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About the author: STUART PARKERSON, Publisher Emeritus

Stuart Parkerson has an extensive background in niche technology publishing.

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