Microsoft in collabration with TEO (Talented Earth Organization) organizaed an event on 22nd of May, 2012 for industry professionals to get trained in “Windows 8 Metro Style application development”. The training was provided by me (Ali Sufyan), to developers from LMKR, TeraData and bentlay as well as developers from TEO as well. Overall, it was a nice session, with hopeful results.

Agenda

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Introduction to building Windows 8 metro Apps  20 min

Introduction

Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 Start Screen demo

Metro UI

App Snapping

App Snapping Demo

Charms

Charms Demo

App Bar

App bar Demo

Summary

A Journey around the Metro Application Framework 60 Min

Introduction

Metro App Framework

Metro App Framework Demo

Development Choices

App Lifecycle

App Lifecycle Demo

Controls

Controls Demo

Tile Notifications Demo

Visual Studio Templates

Visual Studio HTML / JavaScript Templates Demo

Hello World Intro

Hello World HTML / JavaScript Demo

Hello World XAML / C# Demo

Summary

Getting Started Building HTML/JavaScript Metro Apps  90 Mins

Introduction

Introduction to HTML Metro Apps

Metro Apps Demo

UI Surfaces, Layout and navigation

Message Dialog demo

Fixed Layout Demo

Fragment Navigation Demo

IFrame Navigation Demo

Controls

Controls Demo

Handling Events

Event Lifecycle Demo

Handling Events Demo

Data Binding

Data Binding Demo

Styles

Style Demo

Expression Blend Demo

Animation

Animation demo

Adding Animations to an App Demo

Summary

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