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Developing Windows 10 Universal Apps – Part 3 Microsoft

About This Course

Use C# and XAML to develop Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform apps that you will be proud to publish to the new Windows store. In part three of this three-part programming series (three x 4-week courses) you develop an app that connects to the cloud for data and services, implements notifications, geofencing, and live tiles, and includes advanced features such as speech-to-text and inking. Put your existing C#/XAML skills to work creating apps for the new Windows app store.

*IMPORTANT: This course will NOT teach C#, XAML or programming basics. Prior experience programming in C# and XAML is required.

What you'll learn

  • Azure service integration
  • Background tasks and communication
  • Live Tiles and notifications
  • Geofencing and map integration
  • Speech-to-text integration
  • Windows store publishing and monetization

Course Staff

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Chris Howd

Engineer and Software Developer

Microsoft

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

Microsoft

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 TrendyTechie.ca 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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Daren May

Crank211

Microsoft

Daren May leads Crank211, a company that specializes in designing and building next-level digital experiences. Prior to starting Crank211, Daren was the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Operations for a software consultancy and a practice lead for EMC Consulting. Daren has leveraged Microsoft technologies since the beta versions of Visual Studio .NET and has been developing XAML-based solutions since the heady days of “Avalon” (the early name for WPF).

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