- October 31, 2013Published:
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2012Technology:
- MCP, Microsoft SpecialistCredit toward certification:
Windows UX Design
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- Principles of Windows design (5‒10%)
Describe the Windows 8 design language
Select a “Great At” statement, user flows and features
- Navigation (5‒10%)
Describe the navigation patterns in Windows 8
Design a flat navigation pattern
Design a hierarchical navigation pattern
- Layout and UI elements (20‒25%)
Distinguish between content and chrome
Describe panning and types of panning
Describe the purpose of a grid and how to use a grid
Apply typography and branding guidelines
Describe the built-in UI elements
Design an app bar
- Snapping and scaling (10‒15%)
Describe the considerations for designing for different screen sizes and resolutions
Design for snapped state
Design for portrait view
- Charms, contracts, and extensions (10‒15%)
Design for the settings, search and share contracts
Design a File Picker
- Tiles and notifications (10‒15%)
Design tile notifications and badges
Describe the design considerations for using tiles
Describe toast notifications
Design a splash screen
- Touch and animation (5‒10%)
Describe the Windows 8 touch language
Describe the guidelines for touch design
Describe the guidelines for using animations
Apply the Windows 8 animation library
- Accessibility and globalization (10‒15%)
Design for accessibility
Describe the guidelines for designing a global application
- Windows Store (5‒10%)
Design an application for monetization
Publish an app to the Windows Store
Who should take this exam?
Candidates for this exam are partners who design the user experience for Windows applications.
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