Interested in developing applications for the Universal Windows Platform? This programming course from Microsoft covers the core XAML skills you’ll need to get started in creating Windows applications.
By completing this XAML course, you will gain experience developing XAML markup and C# code using Visual Studio 2015. We’ll cover both beginner and intermediate tasks that are required to developer professional applications for the Universal Windows Platform. You’ll complete hands-on labs to learn the essential XAML programming tasks that are the basic components of real-world applications that are distributed between a wide variety of devices including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, phones, gaming consoles, microcontrollers, interactive whiteboards and augmented reality devices.
Basic XAML and C# fundamentals and programming
Using XAML to create objects
Extending the functionality of XAML controls
Creating Universal Windows applications using XAML
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Module 1: Overview of Creating Applications using XAML
In this module, we will introduce the XAML language and discuss the history of XAML, where it is used and the basics of the XAML syntax.
Lesson i: Introducing XAML
Lesson ii: Starting Development with XAML
Module 2: Laying Out UI Controls in a XAML-Based Application
In this module, we will review the various UI and layout controls available to construct the appearance of a XAML application.
Lesson i: XAML Controls
Lesson ii: Arranging Controls
Lesson iii: Layout Controls
Lesson iv: Unique Universal Windows Platform Controls
Module 3: Adding Interactive Controls to the UI
In this module, we will review form and manipulation controls that are used to drive and capture user input.
Lesson i: Input Controls
Lesson ii: Manipulation Controls
Lesson iii: Handling control events in C#
Lesson iv: List Controls
Lesson v: Additional Controls
Module 4: Enhancing the Functionality of XAML Applications
In this module, we will look at various ways we can maximize code re-use and separation-of-concerns (SOC) in a XAML application.
Lesson i: Markup Extensions
Lesson ii: Resources
Lesson iii: Data Binding