Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

Code: 70-481

Exam 70-481 - Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

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As of November 18, 2013, this exam includescontent covering Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013. .

DesignWindows Storeapps (20-25%)

  • Design the UI layout and structure
    • Evaluate the conceptual design; decide how the UI will be composed; design for the inheritance and re-use of visual elements (e.g., styles, resources); design for accessibility; decide when custom controls are needed; use the Hub App template
  • Design for separation of concerns
    • Plan the logical layers of your solution to meet application requirements; design loosely coupled layers; incorporate WinMD components
  • Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM)
    • Choose a state management strategy; handle the suspend event (oncheckpoint); prepare for app termination; handle the onactivated event; check the ActivationKind and previous state
  • Plan for an application deployment
    • Plan a deployment based on Windows 8 Application certification requirements; prepare an app manifest (capabilities and declarations); sign an app; plan the requirements for an enterprise deployment

Preparation resources

  • Controls (HTML with JavaScript)
  • Windows Store
  • Windows App Certification Kit 3.0

Develop Windows Store apps (15-20%)

  • Access and display contacts
    • Call the ContactsPicker (windows.applicationmodel.contacts) class; filter which contacts to display; display a set number of contacts; create and modify contact information; select specific contact data
  • Design for charms and contracts
    • Choose the appropriate charms based on app requirements; design an application to be charm- and contract-aware; configure the application manifest for correct permissions
  • Implement search
    • Provide search suggestions using the SearchPane and SearchBox control class; search and launch other apps; provide and constrain search within an app, including inside and outside of search charm; provide search result previews; implement activation from within search; configure search contracts
  • Implement Share in an app
    • Use the DataTransferManager class to share data with other apps; accept sharing requests by implementing activation from within Share; limit the scope of sharing using the DataPackage object; implement in-app Share outside of Share charm; use web links and application links
  • Manage application settings and preferences
    • Choose which application features are accessed in AppSettings; add entry points for AppSettings in the Settings window; create settings flyouts using the SettingsFlyout control; add settings options to SettingsFlyout; store and retrieve settings from the roaming app data store
  • Integrate media features
    • Support DDS images; implement video playback; implement XVP and DXVA; implement TTS; implement audio and video playback using HTML5 DRM

Preparation resources

  • UX/UI
  • Security
  • Multimedia

Create the user interface (20-25%)

  • Implement WinJS controls
    • Flipview; flyout; grid layout; list layout; menu object; WebView; item container; repeater
  • Implement HTML layout controls
    • Implement layout controls to structure your layout; implement templates and bindings; support scrolling and zooming with CSS3; manage text flow and presentation, including overflow
  • Create layout-aware apps to handle windowing modes
    • Use CSS3 media queries to adapt to different devices; respond to changes in orientation; adapt to new windowing modes by using the ViewManagement namespace; manage setting for an apps view
  • Design and implement the app bar
    • Determine what to put on the app bar based on app requirements; style and position app bar items; design the placement of controls on the app bar; handle AppBar events
  • Apply CSS styling
    • Implement gradients, grid layouts, zooming, scroll snapping, and media queries

Preparation resources

  • Controls (HTML with JavaScript)
  • Tile Updates
  • XAML AppBar control sample

Program user interaction (20-25%)

  • Manage input devices
    • Capture gesture library events; create custom gesture recognizers; listen to mouse events or touch gestures; manage Stylus input and inking; handle drag and drop events
  • Design and implement navigation in an app
    • Handle navigation events, check navigation properties, and call navigation functions by using the WinJS.Navigation namespace; design navigation to meet app requirements; Semantic Zoom; load HTML fragments
  • Create and manage tiles
    • Create and update tiles and tile contents; create and update badges (the TileUpdateManager class); respond to notification requests; choose an appropriate tile update schedule based on app requirements
  • Notify users by using toast
    • Enable an app for toast notifications; populate toast notifications with images and text by using the ToastUpdateManager; play sounds with toast notifications; respond to toast events; control toast duration; configure and use Azure Mobile Services for push notifications

Preparation resources

  • Supporting navigation (Windows Store apps using JavaScript and HTML)
  • Tile and tile notification overview (Windows Store Apps)
  • Toast notification overview (Windows Store Apps)

Manage security and data (20-25%)

  • Choose a data access strategy
    • Choose the appropriate data access strategy (file based; web service; remote storage, including Microsoft Azure storage and Azure Mobile Services) based on requirements
  • Retrieve data remotely
    • Use XHR or HttpClient to retrieve web services; set appropriate HTTP verb for REST; handle progress of data requests; consume SOAP/WCF services; use WebSockets for bidirectional communication
  • Implement data binding
    • Choose and implement data-bound controls, including WinJS.UI.ListView, to meet requirements; bind data to item templates such as WinJS.Binding.Template; bind data to controls by using data-win-control and data-win-bind; configure an iterator with data-win-options; enable filtering, sorting, and grouping data in the user interface
  • Manage Windows Authentication and Authorization
    • Retrieve a user’s roles or claims; store and retrieve credentials by using the PasswordVault class; implement the CredentialPicker class; verify credential existence by using credential locker; store account credentials in app settings
  • Manage Web Authentication
    • Use the Windows.Security.Authentication.Web namespace; set up OAuth2 for authentication; CredentialPicker; set up single sign-on (SSO); implement credential roaming; implement the WebAuthenticationBroker class; support proxy authentication for enterprises

Preparation resources

  • Connecting to web services (Windows Store apps using JavaScript and HTML)
  • Data binding (Windows Store apps using JavaScript and HTML)
  • Managing user info (JavaScript)

Guaranteed to Run

2017-08-21 09:00 to 2017-08-25 17:00
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2017-08-21 09:00 to 2017-08-25 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2017-08-16 09:00 to 2017-08-18 17:00
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