Course: UX Design for Windows 8 Apps

$337.59 incl. vat


duration: 7 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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UX Design for Windows 8 Apps

(English version)

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Designer


UX Design for Windows 8 Apps

7 hours

UX Design Win 8 Apps: Aesthetics and Design

Windows 8 changes the design pattern from previous versions of Windows in a grand way. This course will show the basics of Windows 8 aesthetics, how the look and feel of applications needs to be in order to look like they are part of the Windows 8 environment. The course will also show how to design applications for the touch interface. Then the course will show the design patterns for Windows 8.

UX Design for Win 8 Apps: Building Apps

This course is designed to introduction to building basic application in Microsoft Blend 5. This course covers the creation of controls and graphics for the user interface, working with Visual Studio 2012, the visual state manager and creating a message dialog. The course will cover advanced styling, creating the App Bar and Snap View. The course will also cover data binding, MVVM and the application life cycle in Blend.

UX Design for Win 8 Apps: Building UI in Blend

This course will show how to use Expression Blend to build the user interface for Windows 8 applications. The course will show how to be graphic and designed focused, including what the design elements of Windows 8 applications are. Next the course will cover how to use animation tools, motion tools, and the visual state manipulation. Then the course will cover using HTML 5 and XAML to create a user interface and then see the tight integration with Visual Studio 2012. Then you will work directly with Blend 5 to see the attached properties for layout and events. Working with styles and design assets in the Blend environment will be shown.

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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