• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Apps often use various data sources to provide users with rich content and experiences. In this course, you will learn how to use bindings to display various types of data in a UWP app.

Learning Objectives

x:Bind and Binding Extensions

  • start the course
  • use x:Bind to bind data in layouts
  • implement data templates with x:Bind
  • work with the binding extension in your app
  • implement converting classes for the binding extension


  • add SQLite to your app's project
  • manage SQLite databases from a UWP app
  • implement CRUD operations in your UWP app
  • use EFCore to interact easily with SQLite


  • describe the MVVM pattern
  • implement Models and ViewModels in a UWP app
  • implement Views in a UWP app
  • use event bindings in a UWP app
  • implement the dispatcher in a UWP app

Web Services

  • use the HttpClient class to make http requests to web services and to access cloud data
  • create JSON objects in your UWP app to use with the HttpClient

Practice: Data Binding

  • implement data bindings in your app with {x:Bind} and {Binding}

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.