Exam Ref 70-484 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using C# (MCSD)

Exam Ref 70-484 Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps using C# (MCSD)

by Indrajit Chakrabarty

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Overview

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-484—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of programming Windows Store apps using C#. Designed for experienced software developers ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSD level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Design Windows Store Apps
  • Develop Windows Store Apps
  • Create the User Interface
  • Program the User Interaction
  • Manage Security and Data

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives.
  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you.
  • Includes a 15% exam discount from Microsoft. (Limited time offer)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735676848
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 07/29/2013
Series: Exam Ref Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Indrajit Chakrabarty, MCTS, is a software architect and developer focusing on the Microsoft .NET framework and related technologies. He specializes in building applications that require connectivity between various services and platforms. Indrajit has more than 15 years of experience in designing and developing software products and solutions for enterprises.

Table of Contents

Introduction;
Microsoft certifications;
Acknowledgments;
Errata & book support;
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Stay in touch;
Preparing for the exam;
Chapter 1: Design Windows Store apps;
1.1 Objective 1.1: Design the UI layout and structure;
1.2 Objective 1.2: Design for separation of concerns (SOC);
1.3 Objective 1.3: Apply the MVVM pattern to your app design;
1.4 Objective 1.4: Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM);
1.5 Objective 1.5: Plan for an app deployment;
1.6 Chapter summary;
1.7 Answers;
Chapter 2: Develop Windows Store apps;
2.1 Objective 2.1: Access and display contacts;
2.2 Objective 2.2: Design for charms and contracts;
2.3 Objective 2.3: Implement search;
2.4 Objective 2.4: Implement Share in an app;
2.5 Objective 2.5: Manage app settings and preferences;
2.6 Chapter summary;
2.7 Answers;
Chapter 3: Create the user interface;
3.1 Objective 3.1: Create layout aware apps to handle view states;
3.2 Objective 3.2: Implement layout controls;
3.3 Objective 3.3: Design and implement the app bar;
3.4 Objective 3.4: Design and implement data presentation;
3.5 Objective 3.5: Create and manage XAML styles and templates;
3.6 Chapter summary;
3.7 Answers;
Chapter 4: Program the user interaction;
4.1 Objective 4.1: Create and manage tiles;
4.2 Objective 4.2: Notify users by using toast;
4.3 Objective 4.3: Manage input devices;
4.4 Objective 4.4: Design and implement navigation in an app;
4.5 Chapter summary;
4.6 Answers;
Chapter 5: Manage security and data;
5.1 data accessoptionsdata accessstrategies, choosingobjectives5.1: Choose appropriate data access strategyObjective 5.1: Choose an appropriate data access strategy;
5.2 Objective 5.2: Retrieve data remotely;
5.3 Objective 5.3: Implement data binding;
5.4 Objective 5.4: Manage Windows Authentication;
5.5 Objective 5.5: Manage web authentication;
5.6 Chapter summary;
5.7 Answers;
About the Author;

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