Programming in Windows 8 with XAML and C# Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in German or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Knowledge of the basic phrases of software development.

Highly recommended to participate in the training Programming in C# 5.0 with Visual Studio 2012.

Overview Overview

Target group:

Technical Team Leader, Software Developer

Learning objective:

The purpose of training is to acquire the ability to develop business desktop applications in Windows 8 with XAML and C#.

During the course, students become familiar with the MSDN resources and tools to support the development process, such as Microsoft Visual Studio.

Course Outline Course Outline

  1. IDE
    • Introduction to Visual Studio 2012
    • First program - Hello WPF World !
    • Compilation, Debugging
  1. Microsoft .NET
    • What is .NET?
    • CLR and Garbage Collector
    • DLL vs. EXE?
    • Technologies within .NET
  1. Foundations of Windows 8 Development
    • Windows 8 Development History
    • MVVM design pattern - description
    • Windows 8 Development vs. WPF vs. Windows Forms
    • Differences between XAML with  C#, and HTML 5 with JavaScript
  1. In and Out
    • Windows 8 Development project structure
    • XAML, Layout, Dependency Properties
    • Commands and Resources
    • Events
    • Styles and Behaviours
    • Databinding, Data Streams 
  1. Data Flow
    • Data modelling in Windows 8 Development
    • Access to databases
    • LINQ
    • Entity Framework
    • CRUD operations
    • Data Validation
  1. Controls
    • Controls review
    • User Controls a Custom Controls
    • Templates
  1. Advanced topics
    • Asynchronous and parallel operations
    • IoC (Inverse of Control)
    • Unity 2, PRISM
  1. Complete Business Application - Real World Application
    • Development of System Architecture in groups based on the specified Business Case
    • Data modelling
    • Implementation
    • Application testing

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 2638EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
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The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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3 1446EUR 1483EUR
4 1297EUR 1313EUR
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
BaselMon, 2016-11-14 08:002138EUR / 2638EUR
BernTue, 2016-11-22 09:302850EUR / 3500EUR
ZürichWed, 2016-12-14 09:302850EUR / 3500EUR

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