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Exam Ref 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

Book Description

Fully updated! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-481 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Store app development using HTML5 and JavaScript. Designed for experienced 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 user interaction

  • Manage security and data

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Is fully updated for Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013

  • Organizes its coverage by objectives for Exam 70-481

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Requires a minimum of two to five years of experience developing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript applications, including one or more years developing applications that conform to the Windows Store app guidelines

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a glance
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
      4. Errata, updates, & book support
      5. We want to hear from you
      6. Stay in touch
    6. Preparing for the exam
    7. Chapter 1. Design Windows Store apps
      1. Objective 1.1: Design the UI layout and structure
      2. Objective 1.2: Design for separation of concerns
      3. Objective 1.3: Design and implement Process Lifetime Management (PLM)
      4. Objective 1.4: Plan for an application deployment
      5. Answers
    8. Chapter 2. Develop Windows Store apps
      1. Objective 2.1: Access and display contacts
      2. Objective 2.2: Design for charms and contracts
      3. Objective 2.3: Implement search
      4. Objective 2.4: Implement Share in an app
      5. Objective 2.5: Manage application settings and preferences
      6. Objective 2.6: Integrate media features
      7. Answers
    9. Chapter 3. Create the user interface
      1. Objective 3.1: Implement WinJS controls
      2. Objective 3.2: Implement HTML layout controls
      3. Objective 3.3: Create layout-aware apps to handle windowing modes
      4. Objective 3.4: Design and implement the app bar
      5. Objective 3.5: Apply CSS styling
      6. Answers
    10. Chapter 4. Program user interaction
      1. Objective 4.1: Manage input devices
      2. Objective 4.2: Design and implement navigation in an app
      3. Objective 4.3: Create and manage tiles
      4. Objective 4.4: Notify users by using toast
      5. Answers
    11. Chapter 5. Manage security and data
      1. Objective 5.1: Choose a data access strategy
      2. Objective 5.2: Retrieve data remotely
      3. Objective 5.3: Implement data binding
      4. Objective 5.4: Manage Windows authentication and authorization
      5. Objective 5.5: Manage web authentication
      6. Answers
    12. Index
    13. About the author
    14. Back Cover