Creating applications for multiple types of devices is now commonplace and most applications today require access to a datastore for saving, modifying, and retrieving information. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Windows Store applications for creating apps for multiple devices. Focus is centered on planning and designing the app, as well as how gestures operate in Windows Store apps. In addition, this course also covers the basics of console-based applications and Windows Services, and the benefits of these types of applications. Finally, you will learn database fundamentals including various types of databases available, basics of RDBM systems, entity relationship diagrams, normalization, structured query language, and stored procedures. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft certification exam Software Development Fundamentals (Exam 98-361), part of the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification track.
Individuals interested in the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification track; programmers and developers who want to better understand software development; individuals interested in learning the fundamental skills needed in software development