CIS165DB (Windows 8 App Development)

Building upon desktop application development with Visual Studio using VB.NET or C# languages, developing apps for Windows 8 utilizes XAML for interface design. Windows 8 utilizes UI design standards that are unique from previous versions. Develop apps for Windows 8 tablets that utilize touch input methods, translate into different resolutions, states, and orientations, and can tap into mobile features such as location and acceleration sensors. Includes working with external data and packaging for Windows Store distribution.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Rio Salado College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Microsoft Windows 8, Programming, Mobile, C#, VB.NET, App, Application, Development, XAML, Interface, Coding, Visual Basic, Tablet, software, design

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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