"A Developer's Guide to Windows 10" is an excellent instructional video series for developers

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 "A Developer's Guide to Windows 10" is an excellent instructional video series

If you’re a developer, you’ll want to take a look at a new Microsoft video series announced today. The title of the series is “A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10,” and with 6 hours of content over 22 episodes, it’s pretty extensive. In fact, even if you’re new to programming or just have a passing interest, the videos are highly recommended. Developer evangelists Jerry Nixon and Andy Wigley are the hosts, and the fact that they’re knowledgeable and entertaining makes them exceptionally easy to watch.

As Windows 10 draws ever closer to release, we’ll almost certainly be seeing an influx of developers from other platforms. Courses like “A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10” will familiarize them with the new Windows and ease the transition. The series is available as part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy, a website that allows developers to learn about various development technologies, and then be tested on them. The best part? The entirety of the instruction is free of charge.

Here’s a complete list of the topics covered:

  • The Universal Windows Platform
  • Store and Monetization
  • XAML Controls
  • XAML Data Binding
  • XAML Performance
  • Adaptive Design
  • Adaptive UI
  • Adaptive Code
  • File Management
  • SQLite Local Database
  • App to App Communication
  • Localizing Your App
  • Application Lifecycle
  • Background Execution
  • Application Services
  • Microsoft Web Platform
  • Connected Experiences
  • Navigation
  • Networking and Cloud Services
  • Live Tiles
  • Porting 8.1 Apps to Windows 10
  • Sharing and Drag-and-Drop

If you plan on watching the video series, let us know in the comments! Check out the video below.