Microsoft offers online course on XAML and Application Development

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Microsoft is conducting an online course on ' Introduction to XAML and Application Development'. The course enables student to learn the core XAML skills needed to develop applications for the Universal Windows Platform.

About the Course:

The 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. The course will cover both beginner and intermediate tasks that are required to developer professional applications for the Universal Windows Platform.

Online course on XAML and Application Development

During the course student will 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, micro controllers, interactive whiteboards and augmented reality devices.

Course Syllabus:

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 1: Introducing XAML
Lesson 2: 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 1: XAML Controls
Lesson 2: Arranging Controls
Lesson 3i: Layout Controls
Lesson 4 : 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 1: Input Controls
Lesson 2: Manipulation Controls
Lesson 3: Handling control events in C#
Lesson 4: List Controls
Lesson 5: 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 1: Markup Extensions
Lesson 2: Resources
Lesson 3 Data Binding


  • Candidate should have experience in developing .NET applications with C# and experience using visual studio

Course Details:

  • Course Starts on: September 14
  • Course length: 4 week


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