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Course Details

Windows Training-Course Outline:


Make the learner proficient in usage of windows phone 8 app App development.


XAML for the UI and C# or Visual Basic for the code. If you know C++, you can develop a Direct3D app for Windows Phone 8 in that language to take full advantage of the phone's graphics hardware.

Prepare for:

Windows phone 8 Application Development.


IT professional or B.Tech/MCA students etc.


60 hours

Windows phone 8 developement system requirement Structure:

  • The minimum operating system requirement is Windows 8(X64) professional or greater.
  • 4 GB or more of Ram.
  • Min core i3 processor to support SLAT.

Sdk(software development kit) for development:

  • Windows Phone SDK (software development kit) The windows phone sdk includes all of the tools that you need to develop apps and games for windows phone.
  • SDK can be downloaded from the link:

Windows phone 8 developement Training Course Structure:

Introduction to Visual Studio 2012

  • .Net Framework 4.5

Windows Phone 8 Overview

  • Windows Phone 8 Platform
  • Windows Phone 8 Development Tools
  • Downloading and installing the tools
  • Windows Phone 8 SDK overview
  • Running and Debugging the App

Designing WP8 Application:

  • Windows Design Language
  • Introduction to XAML Layout
  • Styles and Themes
  • Design Time Data
  • Data Binding
  • Lists and the LongListSelector

Developing WP8 application:

  • Page Navigation
  • Application Bar
  • Handling Page Orientation Changes
  • Handling Different Screen Resolutions
  • Localization
  • Windows Phone Toolkit
  • Page Transitions

Files and storage:

  • WP7.1IsolatedStorage and IsolatedStorageSettings APIs
  • Local StorageĀ and Isolated StorageĀ
  • Windows Storage (Windows Phone Runtime) programming
  • Special Folders
  • Shared/Media
  • Shared/ShellContent
  • Shared/Transfers
  • Exploring the local folder with ISET Using Removable SD cards Module Agenda

WP 8 Application lifecycle

  • Launching and Closing
  • Deactivating and Activating
  • Dormant and Tombstoned applications
  • Simulation Dashboard

Background Agents

  • Windows Phone task management
  • Multi-tasking with background agents
  • Creating tasks in Visual Studio
  • File transfer tasks
  • Background notifications

Tiles and lock screen

  • Tiles in Windows Phone 8
  • Local Tiles API
  • Updating Tiles from ShellTileSchedule
  • Updating Tiles from Background Agents
  • Lock screen notifications for Windows Phone
  • Lock screen background for Windows Phone

Push notifications:

  • Push Notifications
  • Server-initiated Communication
  • Push Notifications Infrastructure
  • Three Kinds of Notifications : Raw, Toast and Tile
  • Push Response Headers

Using phone resource:

  • Using the Contacts and Calendars in Windows Phone
  • Using the Contacts and Calendars in Windows Phone
  • Launchers and Choosers
  • The Windows Phone Camera
  • Taking still images
  • Manipulating the video stream
  • The Windows Phone Microphone
  • The Windows Phone Sensors
  • The Motion sensor
  • Video Content

App to App Communication:

  • Auto-Launching with File and Protocol Associations
  • Launching Apps to Handle Particular File Types
  • Launching one App from Another

Network communication:

  • Networking for Windows Phone
  • WebClient
  • HttpWebRequest
  • Sockets
  • Web Services and OData
  • Simulation Dashboard
  • Data Compression

NFC and Bluetooth:

  • Local Communication with Windows Phone
  • Bluetooth Overview
  • Using Bluetooth from an application
  • Near Field Communications (NFC)
  • Using NFC from an application

Using speech:

  • Speech on Windows Phone 8
  • Speech synthesis
  • Controlling applications using speech
  • Voice command definition files
  • Building conversations
  • Selecting application entry points
  • Simple speech input
  • Speech input and grammars
  • Using Grammar Lists

Location and maps

  • Introducing the new Location API and the new Maps Controls
  • Windows Phone Runtime Location API
  • How to Get the Phone's Current Location
  • How to Continuously Track the Phone's Location
  • How to Run Location-Tracking Apps in the Background
  • Getting Started with the New Map Control
  • Specifying Map Center and Zoom
  • Animating Map Display Using Map Views

In-App Purchase

  • In App Purchases
  • Adding products to your application
  • The purchase lifecycle
  • The Application Programmer Interface

The Windows Phone Store

  • Performance Analysis
  • Creating an Application
  • Distributing an Application
  • The Windows Phone Store

Enterprise Applications

  • Mobile Enterprise Concepts
  • Building mobile middleware with SQL Server 2012 + IIS
  • Securely publishing enterprise data out to the Internet
  • Consuming and work with data on Windows Phone
  • Windows Phone 8 in the Enterprise

Building for Wp8 and Win8

  • Building for Windows Devices
  • Architecture
  • Minimizing Development
  • Compatibility with Windows Phone 7.x

Mobile Web

  • Discover important mobile web facts
  • Learn mobile web best practices
  • Leverage new HTML5 capabilities to build enterprise web apps
  • By 2015, Gartner predicts that 80% of all mobile applications developed will be hybrid or mobile web-oriented