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date_range Starts on March 3, 2016
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assignment Level : Intermediate
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This app development course covers the advanced XAML skills necessary to deliver compelling applications for the Universal Windows Platform.  The learner will gain experience developing re-usable XAML components with XAML markup and C# code using Visual Studio 2015.  This course teaches both intermediate and advanced tasks that enable the learner to create applications that are testable, well-structured and go well beyond the basic XAML controls in look & feel.  This course includes hands-on labs that enables the learner to learn the advanced XAML tasks that are the basic components of an enterprise-class XAML solution that can be deployed to solve real world problems.

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  • How to create new XAML components including: Dependency Properties, Attached Properties, Custom Controls and Control Templates.
  • Use of Templating to alter the look & feel of a XAML control-button.
  • Use of Styles to re-use design components throughout a XAML application
  • Use of Behaviors and TypeConverters to create composable pieces of user interface logic that can be reused across multiple XAML applications.
  • How to create dynamic interfaces using Animations and Storyboards
  • Use of Triggers, Commands and Routed Events in your application.
  • Implementation of the Model-View-View-Model pattern.


  • Sidney Andrews

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Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer web browser.




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