Windows 8 — operation system, belongs to OS Microsoft Windows, it is standing right next to Windows 7 and developed by Microsoft corporation. Windows 8, in contrast to its predecessors — Windows 7 and Windows XP, — uses a new interface called Modern (before — Metro). This interface appears the first after the system launching; it is similar in functionality to the desktop —startup screen has tile applications tiles (as tags), by clicking on which the application runs, opens a site or folder is opened (it depends on which element or application this tile is attached to).
After Jump Start Windows 8 App course you will get the basic knowledge, needed to create applications to Windows 8 in Modern style (Metro). You will learn the basic concepts of Windows 8 application design, get to know which tools and technologies are used to create Windows 8 applications, and also write a simple application, based on Windows8 VisualStudio built-in templates for Windows 8.
• Tools for applications creating.
• Design Concepts of Windows8 applications. XAML Basics.
• Fundamentals of building the user interface.
• Creating a data source.
• The introduction of the data source to the application.
• Basics of interaction between Windows8 applications.
• Realization of search through the application.
Basic knowledge for creating UI applications, knowledge of XAML.A great advantage is knowledge of WPF technology.
UI-developers, programmers, interested in creating UI technologies. Also, the course may be interested to those who are interesting at work of Windows 8 application
Understand the structure of the Windows 8 application, build simple Windows 8 applications and use learned technologies in real projects.