Programming Windows 8 Metro style apps using C# and XAML

December 5, 2011

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This Wednesday, 07-Dec-2011, I’m having a whole day tutorial, showing how to develop Windows 8 Metro Style applications using C# and XAML from scratch. In this day you’ll learn what is a Metro style app, and how to use the API’s provided with the first Windows 8 Preview to develop great Metro style apps.


Here are the abstract & agenda:


Windows 8, Microsoft’s next generation OS designed to run on top of Desktop and Tablet machines, introduces the next step in the evolution of the Metro design style and application model. In this full-day tutorial we will learn how to build Metro style apps from scratch, based on C# and XAML. We will learn how to create immersive, touch-first user interface, based on powerful and flexible Metro style controls. We will talk about Metro style application lifetime and navigation models, live tiles and push notifications and see how to integrate all with our next-gen applications.


09:00 – 09:15 – Metro style application introduction

09:15 – 10:30 – Metro style application Lifetime and Navigation models

10:30 – 10:45 – Coffee break

10:45 – 12:00 – Metro style UI and Build-in controls

12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch

13:00 – 14:15 – Metro style data-driven collection and list apps

14:15 – 15:30 – Metro style application Tiles and Notifications

15:30 – 15:45 – Coffee break

15:45 – 16:30 – Metro style application trials and Windows Store


Hope to see you there.

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