Speaker: BobTabor

UWP-080 – Series Wrap Up

In this final video of the series, Bob congratulates you and shows you were to go for more information about the Universal Windows Platform. Lesson source code: none for this lesson Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-079 – Hero Explorer – Cortana Integration

In this ninth and final video, Bob adds Cortana integration to allow the user to refresh the list of characters or display details about one of the hero’s in the list. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-079/UWP-079 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-078 – Hero Explorer – Adding an Adaptive Layout and UI Cleanup

In this eighth video, Bob adds the VisualStateManager and adaptive triggers to adaptively re-shape the layout based on the window size and performs other cleanup tasks on the user interface. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-078/UWP-078 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-077 – Hero Explorer – Displaying Comic Book Details

In this seventh video, Bob responds to the comic book’s GridView ItemClick event to display the details about a given comic book. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-077/UWP-077 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-076 – Hero Explorer – Displaying Comic Books for a Character

In this sixth video, Bob displays a list of recent comics for the selected Character by making a new call to the Marvel API, creating new classes, etc. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-076/UWP-076 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-075 – Hero Explorer – Displaying Character Details

In this fifth video, Bob handles the "master" ListView’s ItemClick event to display the details about a given Character. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-075/UWP-075 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-074 – Hero Explorer – DataBinding and Navigating through the Object Graph

In this fourth video, Bob provides the basic layout controls and databinds the "master" ListView to the list of Characters returned from the web API call. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-074/UWP-074 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

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UWP-073 – Hero Explorer – Creating an MD5 Hash and Calling the API

In this third video, Bob demonstrates how to make a call to the Marvel API by creating a hash of the public and private keys and a timestamp along with special cryptography classes in the framework. He then makes the call to the web API and deserializes the JSON into an object graph. Lesson source […]

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UWP-072 – Hero Explorer – Accessing the Marvel Web API

In this second video, Bob sets up the project, but focuses on how to work with the Marvel API … how to make calls, how to filter results, what to expect back. He uses the resulting JSON from a sample call to create a graph of classes representing the data. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-072/UWP-072 Full […]

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UWP-071 – Hero Explorer – Introduction

Bob kicks off a new project utilizing Marvel’s API for exploring their universe of characters and comic books. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to sign a web API request with an MD5 hash, re-inforce ideas you learned about data binding, learn about master / detail layout, and even how to add Cortana integration. Lesson […]

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UWP-070 – Album Cover Match Game – In App Purchase for Ad Removal

In this seventh and final video, Bob shows how to include in-app purchases to enable or disable some feature of your app, or sell consumable items in the app. Then he includes this feature in the Album Cover Match Game app allowing the user to pay to remove the ads. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-070/UWP-070 Full […]

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UWP-069 – Album Cover Match Game – Monetizing with Ads

In this sixth video, Bob uses the Universal Ad Client SDK to introduce ads to the app. He shows how to install, configure and utilize the control used to display the ad placeholder on the user interface and discusses settings required when submitting the app to the Windows Store. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-069/UWP-069 Full series […]

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