Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript

5 days


In this course the students will learn the more advanced programming skills and techniques that they can use to optimize their Windows Store app and differentiate their app from other apps in the Windows Store. These advanced skills and techniques include a combination of both design and development skills. The students will also learn about supporting the apps that they have published to the Windows Store.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for professional developers who have 1 or more years of experience creating applications for a production environment.

Skills Gained

Skills measured

  • Develop Windows Store apps (17%)
  • Discover and interact with devices (16%)
  • Program user interaction (15%)
  • Enhance the user interface (18%)
  • Manage data and security (18%)
  • Prepare for a solution deployment (16%)


  • 6 - 12 months experience programming in HTML5.
  • 3 - 6 months experience using Visual Studio 2012 (including experience using preview builds).
  • 1 month of experience working on Windows 8 apps.

Course Outline

After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • Add animations and transitions in a Windows Store app to improve the user experience.
  • Localize the Windows Store app UI.
  • Brand the Windows Store app and improve the loading experience with a splash screen.
  • Use various storage mechanisms, choose a suitable caching strategy for their Windows Store app, and use advanced file access methods.
  • Create custom controls, extend templated controls, and create and consume WinMD components.
  • Implement the Print and Settings contracts and the Play To API.
  • Work with the Push Notification Service (WNS).
  • Capture media with the camera and microphone.
  • Create and consume background tasks.
  • Discover device capabilities, interact with devices, and act upon sensor data.
  • Implement Windows Store trial licensing and in-app purchasing and advertising.
  • Understand how to manage Windows authentication and web authentication in Windows Store apps.
  • Diagnose problems and monitor application behavior using tracing and profiling tools and APIs.

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite5 3500 3500 2019-07-22
Wallisellen5 3890 £3890 2019-08-12
Wallisellen5 2500 £2500 2019-10-07
Wallisellen5 2500 £2500 2019-10-28
Manchester5 2500 £2500 2019-11-11
Glasgow5 2500 £2500 2019-11-11
Birmingham5 2500 £2500 2019-11-11
Wallisellen5 3890 £3890 2019-12-16