Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# - Only 9 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) certified in just 9 days. With us, you’ll be MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) trained in record time
  2. Our MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#). A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 62,901 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study MCSD: Windows Store Apps (C#) courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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"Tiring but rewarding training."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (12/10/2015 to 20/10/2015)

"Make no mistake - this is a very intensive course, but you certainly do learn a lot over your time at Firebrand."
R.A. - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (5/1/2015 to 13/1/2015)

"It was absolutely great, learnt a lot and how to implement it in real world programming as well. Covers a lot in a short period of time without feeling rushed. I am glad i attended the course."
W.Z. - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (5/1/2015 to 13/1/2015)

"Excellent training, could not have come this far in 9 days if I had studied on my own."
Emmanuel Acquah, 1E. - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (5/1/2015 to 13/1/2015)

"The amount of information to take in in such a short course makes it challenging but very rewarding. The trainer was fantastic. His teaching style made learning and remembering the information much easier than I expected."
Michael Vadas. - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (5/1/2015 to 13/1/2015)

"It was an intense experience, but it was very enjoyable."
Lee Marley, ASM. - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (5/1/2015 to 13/1/2015)

"Good program. Intense and compressed. Learned alot and had a great experience. "
Eirik Lohne Bakken, Apotek1. - Microsoft MCSD: Windows Store Apps Using C# (9 days) (6/10/2014 to 14/10/2014)

"We had Phil Anderson, a very nice and intelligent man. He had to put through a lot of information. I did not take the exam at the end of the week, because I am a person who needs more time to process information. The course was structured and well done by Phil. I would recommend him as a trainer. Teacher gets a 9. The facilities of the training were good. Everything was prepared before the training, so it had an easy start. "
Danny van Oijen, Havenziekenhuis. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (13/3/2017 to 18/3/2017)

"Very hard work, but it gets you through the course. My brain is so full!"
Chris Fitz-Avon. - Microsoft Developing ASP.NET MVC Web 4 Applications (3 days) (14/3/2017 to 16/3/2017)

"I would recommend Firebrand to anyone who wants to get qualified quickly in a fast learning environment. The days are tough but rewarding as well."
Nick Margerum, React CP. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (13/3/2017 to 15/3/2017)

"Excellent training. For anyone planning to take certification it's helpful and intensive. This training helped me understand the new features of the software and how to use those for performance improvement of our data model."
Brinda Jana, British Red Cross. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (6/3/2017 to 10/3/2017)

"Great delivery and having the freedom to learn key areas critical to my job made this course fantastic. The fact that I had a VM remotely accessible from my hotel room was a big help, allowing me to mess around with settings. "
Paul Robertshaw. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 & MCSE: Server Infrastructure (15 days) (25/2/2017 to 11/3/2017)

"A very informative course, ideal for any server administrator. Covered many areas that my personal studying and experience hadnt reached."
PhIllip Edwards, Telis LTD. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"I love coming to do my training down at Firebrand, this is the 5th time I have been down here and I have always gained lots of experience from the courses. "
N.M. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Having little knowledge before attendance im leaving with much more confidence and understanding."
P.R. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Every one of the instructors Ive had on courses here has been amazing in there own way. They are all experts in the field when it comes to the knowledge required to pass these courses."
Jai Hayes. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Firebrand Training goes into depth on the all the training courses they do, they provide all the information required for exam and do it in such a way that is easy to understand. All the instructors are friendly and always willing to help."
Adam Sells, Hospice in the Weald. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Excellent learning ennvironment dedicated to your specific requirements. Great professional networking as well."
K.P. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (20/2/2017 to 25/2/2017)

"Super fast paced course in which I learnt so much!"
Claire Farina. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/2/2017 to 23/2/2017)

"I love coming down to firebrand for my training, its really intense but very rewarding. Staff and trainers are so professional and knowledgeable "
Simon Leyland, Prodo Digitalhtml. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/2/2017 to 23/2/2017)

"Training was extremely engaging and i am happy to say i have walked away with a lot of knowledge and NOTES! The tutor used multiple training styles so it gave everyone in the classroom the opportunity to work with their learning style. Overall a good course taught by a very good tutor. "
Daniel Whitley. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/2/2017 to 23/2/2017)

"Intensive but enjoyable course. First step on the ladder towards MCSD."
Jason Hinsley, IM Tec Solutions. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (20/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I loved it! I did a 2-day course was very fast-paced and intense, the instructor was very personable, enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and an all-round fun guy to talk to. I learned way more than I thought I could within 2 days. The whole experience was very enjoyable and I would highly recommend it. Im already looking forward to my next course. "
Ashleigh Bair. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (20/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"Firebrand provide an ideal training that shortens the length of the time that the training takes whilst providing all the required content. The course was delivered with a smile and a laugh. "
Tim Headicar. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (11/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I have had a great 11 days on this course, i have learnt all i need to pass the exams, the instructor was great and very knowledgeable. I will be looking to come back and further my qualifications here again."
T.S. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (11/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I have been to Firebrand 9 times now and looking forward to coming back again! Having all resources that I could possibly need within 1 facility means that the time here can be dedicated solely to training and get the best accelerated experience. "
R.M, Gamma. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (11/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"My experience at Firebrand was amazing. The instructors level of knowledge was beyond my expectations and the facilities were excellent"
John Cutt. - Microsoft MCSE: SharePoint 2016 (6 days) (6/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)

"The training I received at whilst training with Firebrand was excellent. 11 Days on the course was hard work and demanded a lot of will power. I put in the time and effort and it paid off for me. Thank you to all involved. See you next time."
M.C. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (11 days) (29/1/2017 to 8/2/2017)

"I found the courses, trainers and accommodation very good. I learnt a lot and felt very comfortable. I think accelerated learning is a good way to learn and firebrand delivers this very well."
Joanne Nash, Fujitsu Services. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (11 days) (29/1/2017 to 8/2/2017)

"It was intense but provides the focus necessary to achieve so much in such a short time. The environment prevents distraction, the course material was detailed and the instructor very knowledgeable and helpful."
Tunde Tayo. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Cloud (7 days) (2/2/2017 to 8/2/2017)

"My experience has been great, thoroughly enjoyed my training and the people. Trainer was first class! Very interactive, learnt a great deal and it can go into practice. It will make me better at my job and has made me a lot more confident in my work."
Timothy Farmer, Utilita Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (30/1/2017 to 4/2/2017)

"Intensive but complete training. You can tell the instructor is a leader in their field. "
B.H, Natures Way Foods Ltd. - Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development - Advanced (4 days) (23/1/2017 to 26/1/2017)

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S.S, Sogeti Suiss. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/1/2017 to 13/1/2017)

"Tutor was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, hotel rooms and food were lovely. "
Kieron Larcombe, North Norfolk District Council. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/12/2016 to 20/12/2016)

"My experience with firebrand has been very good. I have learned a lot regarding the course in such a short amount of time thanks to accelerated learning provided and the skill of the instructors."
C.G. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/12/2016 to 20/12/2016)

"If you want to learn a lot of useful job-related information this course provides it. But be aware you need to be able to work long days and dedicate time to each part of the course."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server (9 days) (5/12/2016 to 13/12/2016)

"The combination of the luxury training location and set up, plus the 5 star training itself and overall personal support makes FIREBRAND the top choice of IT training for me, I will be back!"
Gareth Birdsall, Lloyds Banking. - Microsoft Querying SQL Server (4 days) (5/12/2016 to 8/12/2016)

"Course content excellent. Staff and instructor helpful throughout the duration."
Karl Lindley. - Microsoft MCSD: Web Applications (9 days) (3/12/2016 to 11/12/2016)

"A high tempo and lots to learn from a great instructor. Thanks for helping me pass the exam in a quick tempo."
Seth Lindholm, Advitum AB (SWEDEN). - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"The trainer is an excellent instructor who manages to clearly elucidate even the more arcane aspects of Windows Powershell and the infrastructure required for the higher level concepts of the subject matter, e.g. federation services and active directory synchronization. His enthusiasm as an instructor and his humor helped to make the long and intense days go by more quickly. I would definitely work with him again."
Oliver Whisonant, GECO Deutschland GmbH. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"It was really great experience."
Saurabh Jain, Cognizant. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Good!"
Anand Bhopale. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"GOOD!"
Amit Tripathi, Software Architect . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Very good."
Parikshit Kulkarni. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21/11/2016 to 25/11/2016)

"Great and thorough training in a short time."
Casey Smith, Jolly IT Solutions. - Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4 days) (19/11/2016 to 22/11/2016)

"Very intense course, but very enjoyable. I met some great people, including our instructor and learned a great amount in a short time. Facilities are fantastic, food amazing. Overall a thumbs up! "
Kay Duddy, SSAFA. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)

"Great course and instructor really explained the material well"
Paddy OToole. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"Very intense course, instructors very supportive, food very good. "
Kayleigh Duddy. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"The training is extremely helpful not just in equipping students for the exams but also for providing valuable knowledge relevant to the workplace."
Obi Onuorah, Senior Internet. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"The Firebrand training was excellent, with a knowledgeable tutor who was able to share his experience in a highly interactive classroom environment. I have come away from the training with a lot more experience and knowledge that I can apply in my workplace"
Ryan Maclean, Oil & Gas UK. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)

MCSD: Windows Store Apps C#

Learn how to create Windows Store style apps using C#. This nine-day accelerated MCSD: Windows Store Style Apps course is 40% faster than traditional training. The MCSD certification will prove your ability to design and develop beautiful, elegant apps that are alive with activity for the cloud.

Windows 8 is at the core of millions of devices: PC, Windows Phone and Microsoft Surface. And Windows Store apps will bring Windows 8 to life. Now you can develop your own Windows Store style apps, while gaining an MCSD certification.

Please note: Exam 70-483: Programming in C# now results in the Microsoft Specialist certification.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Programming in C#

  • Reviewing C# Syntax
  • Create Methods, Handle Exceptions, and Monitor Applications
  • Develop the Code for a Graphical Application
  • Create Classes and Implement Type-safe Collections
  • Create a Class Hierarchy by Using Inheritance
  • Read and Write Local Data
  • Access a Database
  • Access Remote Data
  • Design the User Interface for a Graphical Application
  • Improve Application Performance and Responsiveness
  • Integrate with Unmanaged Code
  • Create Reusable Types and Assemblies
  • Encrypt and Decrypt Data

Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C#

  • Windows 8 Platform and Windows Store Apps Overview
  • Create User Interfaces using XAML
  • Present Data
  • Implement Layout using Windows 8 Built-In Controls
  • Handle Files in Windows Store Apps
  • Windows Store App Process Lifetime Management
  • Work with Templates and Resources
  • Design and Implement Navigation in a Windows Store App
  • Implement Windows 8 Contracts
  • Implement Tiles and User Notifications
  • Design and Implement a Data Access Strategy
  • Respond to Mouse, Keyboard and Touch
  • Plan for Windows Store App Deployment

Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

  • Windows Store Apps Essentials
  • Implement Animations and Transitions
  • Implement Globalization and Localization
  • Brand and a Seamless User Interface
  • Advanced Data Scenarios in a Windows Store App
  • Create Reusable Controls and Components
  • Implement Advanced Contract Scenarios
  • The Windows Push Notification Service (WNS)
  • Capture Media
  • Background Tasks
  • Work with Sensors and Devices
  • Generat Revenue with your App
  • Secure Windows Store App Data
  • Trace and Profile Windows Store Apps

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You'll sit the following exams, needed to gain your MCSD: Windows Store Style Apps Using C#:

  • Exam 70-483: Programming in C#
  • Exam 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store style Apps using C#
  • Exam 70-485: Advanced Store style App Development using C#

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20483: Programming in C#
  • MOC 20484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store style Apps using C#
  • MOC 20485: Advanced Store style App Development using C#
  • C# 6.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference - ISBN - 978-1491927069
  • Programming Windows: Writing Windows 8 Apps With C# And XAML, 6th Edition - ISBN - 978-0735671768

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this course, you must have some experience using C# to complete basic programming tasks and should have hands-on experience to show your understanding of the following:

  • How to name, declare, initialize and assign values to variables within an application
  • How to use:
    • Arithmetic operators to perform arithmetic calculations involving one or more variables
    • Relational operators to test the relationship between two variables or expressions
    • logical operators to combine expressions that contain relational operators
  • How to create the code syntax for simple programming statements using C# language keywords and recognize syntax errors using the Visual Studio IDE
  • How to create a simple branching structure using an IF statement
  • How to create a simple looping structure using a For statement to iterate through a data array
  • How to use the Visual Studio IDE to locate simple logic errors
  • How to create a Function that accepts arguments (parameters and returns a value of a specified type
  • How to design and build a simple user interface using standard controls from the Visual Studio toolbox
  • How to connect to a SQL Server database and the basics of how to retrieve and store data
  • How to sort data in a loop
  • How to recognize the classes and methods used in a program

You must also have the following experience:

  • At least one year's experience of creating applications
  • One-to-three months' experience creating Windows client applications
  • One-to-three months' experience using Visual Studio 2010 or 2012
  • Six-to–12 months' experience programming in HTML5
  • Three-to-six months' experience using Visual Studio 2012 (including experience using Windows 8's preview builds)
  • One month's experience working on Windows 8 apps

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call +971 4 3199019