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Developing Windows 10 Universal Apps - Part 1 Microsoft

About This Course

Take your first step in using C# and XAML to develop Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform apps. In part one of this three-part programming series (three x 4-week courses) you develop a responsive UI that automatically adapts as the app window changes size.

You will also learn to implement XAML data binding and basic application lifecycle management. Put your existing C# and XAML skills to work creating apps for the new Windows app store.

What you'll learn

  • Windows 10 UWP app design
  • Responsive UI development
  • XAML data binding with SQLite
  • App lifecycle management

Course Staff

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Chris Howd

Engineer and Software Developer


Chris is an engineer and software developer who has been working at Microsoft in various roles for the past 15 years. Before coming to Microsoft, Chris worked for the U.S. Department of Defense designing and developing computer controlled instrumentation and robotic systems, and was a self-employed contractor doing engineering research with NASA and select engineering start-ups.

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Sage Franch

Content Developer


Sage Franch, aka "the Trendy Techie," is a proud geek with a mission to empower others through technical education and digital opportunity. She is a Content Developer at Microsoft, where she focuses on apps and devices. Sage is the creator of and has been recognized for her work inspiring young women to explore careers in technology and teaching technical skills to youth across North America.

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