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Windows 8 Using XAML, Part 03: Style Controls

with expert Ken Getz


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Release date Release date 11/12/2012
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 10m
Closed captioning Closed captioning N/A
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Hands-on labs Hands-on labs Included
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Course description

In this course you will see the controls that C# provides for creating Windows 8 applications. Then the course will demonstrate many of the Windows 8 XAML controls including layout, UI and Textblock.

Prerequisites

This course assumes that you have at least some programming experience in one or more modern programming languages. JavaScript will be particularly easy for you to learn if you have experience with any C-style languages—including Java, C#, C++, or Visual Basic .NET would be helpful—but this is not required.

Learning Paths

This course will help you prepare for the following certification and exam:
MCSD: Windows Store Apps
70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#

This course is part of the following LearnNowOnline SuccessPaths™:
Building Windows Store Applications

Meet the expert

Ken Getz Ken Getz is a featured instructor for several of our Visual Studio courses. He is a Visual Basic and Visual C# expert and has been recognized multiple times as a Microsoft MVP. Ken is a seasoned instructor, successful consultant, and the author or co-author of several best-selling books. He is a frequent speaker at technical conferences like Tech-Ed, VSLive, and DevConnections and he has written for several of the industry's most-respected publications including Visual Studio Magazine, CoDe Magazine, and MSDN Magazine.


Course outline



Controls

Layout Controls (21:11)
  • Introduction (00:45)
  • Layout Controls (00:32)
  • StackPanel Control (00:58)
  • Demo: StackPanel Control (01:50)
  • Border Control (01:13)
  • Demo: Border Control (00:58)
  • Canvas Control (00:48)
  • Demo: Canvas Control (02:11)
  • Grid Control (00:55)
  • Demo: Grid Control (01:09)
  • VariableSizedWrapGrid Control (00:24)
  • Orientation (01:17)
  • Cell Size (00:20)
  • Demo: VariableSizedWrapGrid (02:02)
  • ScrollViewer/ScrollBar (00:52)
  • ScrollViewer (00:30)
  • Demo: ScrollViewer (02:06)
  • ViewBox Control (00:42)
  • Demo: ViewBox Control (00:47)
  • Summary (00:43)
User Interface Controls (25:38)
  • Introduction (00:44)
  • Buttons (01:40)
  • Demo: Buttons (03:13)
  • Selection Controls (01:06)
  • Demo: CheckBox (02:38)
  • ToggleButton Control (00:30)
  • ToggleSwitch Control (00:52)
  • Demo: Toggle Button and Switch (01:23)
  • RadioButton Control (01:16)
  • Demo: RadioButtons (01:59)
  • Slider control (00:40)
  • Demo: Slider Control (00:47)
  • ListBox Control (01:26)
  • ComboBox Control (00:28)
  • Demo: ListBox and ComboBox (01:53)
  • App Bar Control (01:10)
  • Demo: App Bar (01:57)
  • WebView Control (01:00)
  • Demo: WebView Control (00:39)
  • Summary (00:08)
TextBlock Control (23:15)
  • Introduction (00:41)
  • TextBlock Control (00:28)
  • TextBox Control (00:34)
  • PasswordBox Control (01:02)
  • Demo: Text Controls (02:49)
  • Demo: Text Controls in Action (01:26)
  • Progress Controls (00:17)
  • ProgressBar Control (00:48)
  • ProgressRing Control (00:24)
  • Demo: Progress Controls (01:55)
  • Images, Shapes, Media (00:22)
  • Image Control (00:15)
  • Image Stretch (00:21)
  • More Stretch Options (00:42)
  • Shapes (00:34)
  • MediaElement (00:58)
  • Demo: Image Control (01:01)
  • Demo: Shape Controls (00:55)
  • Demo: MediaElement (01:05)
  • Collection and Data Controls (00:22)
  • FlipView Control (00:49)
  • ListView Control (01:10)
  • GridView Control (00:56)
  • Demo: FlipView Control (00:37)
  • Demo: ListView and GridView (01:33)
  • Summary (00:56)